A highly informative work from one of the worlds leading authorities on merchant sail. Covering over 400 years (from 1600 to the present) of schooner development with many photographs and much technical information on schooners in North America and Europe.
Chapter Headings Include
Definitions, Two Masted Boats, Colonial America, Shallops and Chebacco Boats, Privateers and Baltimore Clippers, British Schooners Before 1840, Naval Schooners, Schooner Brigantines, Clipper Schooners, North American Schooners, Victorian Schooners, Yachts, Schooners in Europe, The Big Schooners, Schooners Around The World, Pilot Boats and Fishermen, School Ships, and Schooners Today.
This is an expanded and rewritten version of Schooners In Four Centuries – see below.