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square-rigged

Nautical rigged with square sails
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Sailing square-rigged ships required a huge amount of hard physical work which was carried out by surprisingly small crews with the aid of a few simple mechanical winding or levering devices.
Apart from the square-rigged sails, the ship is also equipped with a full outfit of modern machinery for main propulsion.
This ship while crowned with ten square-rigged sails is also equipped with a full outfit of modern machinery for main propulsion.
Hartlepool Borough Council has teamed up with PD Ports and Hartlepool Marina to stage the event and, so far, 67 ships have registered, 21 of them the largest square-rigged Class A vessels.
But it grew exponentially with the wholesale adoption of square-rigged ships in the 15th and 16th centuries that enabled explorers, usually bent on securing riches for their homelands, to sail beyond known horizons and carry with them missionaries bent on converting indigenous peoples to Christianity.
Hughes discovered Prichard was the captain of the Barbara, a square-rigged barque which came to grief during a storm off the Pembrokeshire coast in 1881.
As well as the chance to board the towering square-rigged vessels berthed at Queen's Wharf, a programme of street entertainment and al fresco refreshment really brought the town alive on the day we visited.
The warm and sunny day drew an estimated 2500 leisure craft, ferries, fire tugs, square-rigged tall ships, racing yachts and skiffs, historical and modern, even a P&O liner, on to the magnificent harbour that 220 years ago saw the First Fleet sail into Farm Cove.
The Lady Washington -- which appeared in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl," "Star Trek Generations" and the IMAX film "The West" -- is a 112-foot square-rigged brigantine.
Nick Williams, a crew member on The Lady Washington, a full-scale replica of a square-rigged brig, coils a line on the dock as the vessel and its companion vessel, the square topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain, visit Coos Bay.
Under the guidance of Captain Bob Stephenson and his crew, the 16 to 18-year-olds will be taught how to sail the 60-metre square-rigged brig, including scaling its towering 36m masts to set and stow the sails.