It is called navigation
Wooden sailing ships.
A Clipper was the fastest of all sailing ships.For a sailing ships to be faster draught of that ship must be low.Other fast-sailing ships are:CarrackCaravelSloopSchoonerBrigBrigandineBarque
they were called Sailing Ships
A brig or a bark.
That would be our clipper ships, sailor!
Some of the earliest sailing ships were merely rafts, as proven by Thor Heyerdahl with the "Kon Tiki" in 1947.
First were sailing ships, THEN steam ships.
They were called shipwrights