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What is A ship with square and triangular sails?

"Square-riggers" have primarily square sails, but the jib sails are triangular.


What is the ship with square and triangular sails?

caravel


A ship developed in the 1400s with triangular sails for tracking into the wind and square sails to for running before the wind?

A caravael


Lanteen sails were triangular these sails were square?

Square sails are square


What is it called a ship with triangular sails?

Sloops, ketches, and yawls have triangular-shaped sails.


What was the difference between caravels and earlier ships?

the caravel has triangular sails as well as square sails. Square sails carried the ship forward when the wind was at its back. Triangular sails allowed the caravel to sail into the wind. the caravel was better than other euoopean ships of the time at this type of sailing


What does caravel mean in a simple definition?

a ship with triangular sails that allowed it to sail into the wind and with square sails that carried it forward when the wind was at it's back.


Why were caravels able to sail against the wind while other ship could not?

It was because caravels used triangular sails not the trditional square sails


Lateen sails were triangular these sails were square?

Trapezoidal, actually. But the square sails were called square sails. Lateen or square could be referred to as yards.


If La-teen sails were triangular which type of sails are square?

Square sails (rectangular) were (are) called four-cornered sails.


If lateen sails were triangular which type of sails were square?

They were referred to as "four-cornered" sails.


What is a seven letter word for a ship with triangular sails?

A clipper.


What is the name of a ship with square and triangular sails?

In the ancient world the square sail on "square rigged ships" was employed universally in the Mediterranean on the seagoing ships of the Egyptians, Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans. In Hellenistic and Roman times a spritsail (triangular sails) was sometimes set on a small raking foremast, known as an artemoon, in order to sail with a beam wind.


If lateen sails were triangular what were the square sails called in medieval times?

Square sails are not truly square but rectangular with a longer long side on the bottom perimeter of the sail. They were and are referred to as "four-cornered" sails.


Why were carvels able to sail against the wind while other ships cannot?

Well, back then people used the traditional square sails. So when the Caravel was built they used triangular sails instead of the traditional square sails which made the ship able to sail against the wind.


What is the main advantage of triangular lateen-rigged sails over square-rigged sails?

I'm not an expert, but I believe you can sail closer to the wind with a lateen-rigged sail than with square sails.


What were caravels and how were they better than what they replaced?

Caravels are ships! They used triangular sails that, unlike traditional square sails, allowed ships to sail against the wind. By replacing oars on the ship's side with rudders at the back of the ship, the Portuguese also greatly improved steering.


What are the foremost sails found on a fully rigged ship called?

foremost sail has triangular shape


What are the types of sails?

Names of sails include, but are not limited to: Mainsail, Jibsail, Genoa Jibsail, Mizzensail, Topsail, Flying Topsail, and Staysail. There are square sails and triangular sails. They can be fabricated from cotton, hemp, dacron, nylon, polyester, or blends.


What was old Ironsides powered by?

Sails. It's a square-rigged sailing ship.


How do you use the word triangular in a sentence?

The boat had triangular sails.


How do you use triangular in a sentence?

The boat was small and had two triangular sails.


How did new navigation tools caravels and better maps affect travel by sea?

Caravels used triangular sails that, unlike traditional square sails, allowed ships to sail against the windnavigation tools made routes more accuratemaps made it more visible to see and travel


What is the duration of And the Ship Sails On?

The duration of And the Ship Sails On is 2.2 hours.


What sails are square?

Square sails are referred to as four-cornered sails.