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Re: Full or fin keel?

Originally Posted by PCP View Post
Yes I understood what you have said but you are mixing things. Carracks were merchant ships. Till 1800 there was a continuous evolution in what regards sailing boats all around the world. You are talking about this type of boat:

The evolution was huge. All these sailingboats are from 1400 to well before 1800:


Yes. The first one being the long ship. I agree with you, but none of these vessels perform as well as the longship, and that was my point. Nice pics, by the way.
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