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

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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.


A ship with square and triangular sails?

caravel


What is the ship with square and triangular sails?

caravel


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

foremost sail has triangular shape


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

A clipper.


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


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

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


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


Where are the main sails on a ship called?

There are three to four sails on a ship. The main sail is called the main course. Sailing can be complicated at first, but once who get the hang of where all the sails are, it will be easier.


Lanteen sails were triangular these sails were square?

Square sails are square


What are triangular sails called?

One type is the "lateen sail", but there are also jibs; Genoa & spinnaker.


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.


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

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


What is the purpose of ropes and sails?

to hold up the sails, and to help steer the ship. its called rigging, by the way...


How do you use the word triangular in a sentence?

The boat had triangular sails.


What is a tall pole on a ship called?

mast-a vertical spar to support sails on a ship


What were wooden boats powered by triangular sails called In African empire?

Those boats were Dhows.


What is it called the long post on a ship to support the sails?

Mast .


How do you use triangular in a sentence?

The boat was small and had two triangular sails.


What is the duration of And the Ship Sails On?

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


What is a tall pole on ship called?

mast-a vertical spar to support sails on a ship


When was And the Ship Sails On created?

And the Ship Sails On was created on 1983-09-07.