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Star of India Tacking and Wearing

Maneuvering a square-rigged ship can be a highly choreographed performance requiring both skill and timing. Here is a well done video of the 1883 built Star of India tacking and wearing. Star of India tacking and wearing

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How to Sail a Full Rigged Ship, Part 2

Would you like to know how to tack a square-rigger?  Part 2 of “How to Sail a Full Rigged Ship,” courtesy of the full-rigged ship Sørlandet.  Part 2 looks at tacking. How to sail a Full-Rigged-Ship – The Sørlandet Part 2  

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