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What Is The Fastest Sailing Ship Ever Made? (Best solution)

Donald McKay’s Sovereign of the Seas reported the highest speed ever achieved by a sailing ship – 22 knots (41 km/h), made while running her easting down to Australia in 1854. (John Griffiths’ first clipper, the Rainbow, had a top speed of 14 knots) What is the largest sailing ship ever built? Great Republic was […]

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Where Was Columbus Originally Sailing To? (Correct answer)

From the Spanish port of Palos, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets sail in command of three ships—the Santa Maria, the Pinta and the Nina—on a journey to find a western sea route to China, India and the fabled gold and spice islands of Asia. On August 3, 1492, Columbus set sail from Spain to find […]

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What Sailing Route Is The Southern Cross?

The song lyrics were penned by Stills detailing a boat trip he took after getting divorced and charts out a path from California to the South Pacific known as the “Coconut Milk Run” that sails from the Southern Islands in Polynesia to Papeete and the Marquesas Islands by Tahiti and ending up in Avalon, California […]

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What Are Good Sailing Conditions? (TOP 5 Tips)

The most comfortable sailing is in winds from 5 to 12 knots. Below 5 knots the wind is too light and maneuvering and powering the boat with the sails may become difficult. What do you need to know when sailing? ‍Whether you’re using one of the biggest sailboats in the world or a small dinghy […]

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