Her excessive sail plan
enabled her to sail like a witch, and, on occasion, gave Captain Van Horn, his white mate, and his fifteen black boat's crew as much as they could handle.
While the Navy has set out to improve its capability by acquiring assets and equipment under its 'Sail Plan
2020,' it would still be unable to match the firepower of the navies of its neighbors.
He said the retirement of Humabon, which will be stripped of its armaments and other usable navigational equipment, is in line with the Navy's Strategic Sail Plan
of moving from legacy vessels to more capable and modern warships.
Greg Baker was in his late 40s when he started sailing, so he wanted a simple sail plan
to learn with: "I had very limited experience, so I didn't want to scare my wife--who had even less experience--by having the yacht heavily heeled over."
The ship boasts three masts over 35 metres tall; 1000 squared metres of sail plan
, with 15 sails of various types (square sails, mainsails, gaff-topsail, staysails, jibs), which span three decks.
"Tiwala naman akong tulad ng ipinamalas mo hanggang sa puntong ito ng iyong karera, higit ka pang magpapakitang-gilas, at titiyakin mong susulong ang Navy Strategic Sail Plan
2020 ng ating Hukbong Dagat [I am confident that like the skill you've shown at this point of your career, you will continue to show your strength and pursue the Navy Strategic Sail Plan
2020 of the Philippine Navy]," he added.
Tiwala naman akong tulad ng ipinamalas mo hanggang sa puntong ito ng iyong karera, higit ka pang magpapakitang gilas, at titiyakin mong susulong ang Navy Strategic Sail Plan
2020 ng ating Hukbong Dagat,he said.
The M34 has been replaced in the Tour de France a la Voile (TDFV) by the one design multihull Diam 24 but Oman Sail plan
to continue to use theirs as an offshore training boat.
Several useful maps, a sail plan
of a warship, and a glossary of naval terms complement Daughan's lovely narrative.
"If I do lodge a sail plan
and it changes, who will care?
Following another rotation of Navy personnel and Project HOPE volunteers to assist the mission on Nias, the Mercy resumed her original sail plan
and arrived at her home port of San Diego, California, on June 8.