How to use Sailing in a sentence
She sent a chair sailing across the room.
When only a child he liked to stand by the river and see the ships sailing past.
Sometimes Selkirk saw ships sailing in the distance.
Toby held his breath as Ully disappeared through the door to where Jared sat. When the mad scientist wasn't sent sailing back through the door, Toby sat down to put on his shoes.
The coast-line of both main islands is deeply indented and many of the bays and inlets form secure and well-protected harbours, some of which, however, are difficult of access to sailing ships.Advertisement
The sailing of Decaen's squadron early in March 1803 had alarmed the British ministers and doubtless confirmed their resolve to have the question of peace or war settled speedily.
The maritime traffic is largely conducted by the steamers of the subsidized Austrian-Lloyd company, Trieste being the principal commercial centre; the coasting trade is carried on by small Greek and Turkish sailing vessels.
Thus the distance between New York and Oporto, following the former (great circle sailing), amounts to 3000 m., while following the rhumb, as in Mercator sailing, it would amount to 3120 m.
The whistle of the locomotive penetrates my woods summer and winter, sounding like the scream of a hawk sailing over some farmer's yard, informing me that many restless city merchants are arriving within the circle of the town, or adventurous country traders from the other side.
Our voyaging is only great-circle sailing, and the doctors prescribe for diseases of the skin merely.Advertisement
It was clearing, and over the tops of the trees clouds were swiftly sailing as if unveiling the stars.
The manufacture of the cable, begun early in the following year, was finished in June, and before the end of July it was stowed partly in the American ship " Niagara " and partly in decided to begin paying out in mid-ocean, the two vessels, after splicing together the ends of the cable they had on board, sailing away from each other in opposite directions.
The substitution of steamships for sailing vessels has brought about a diminution in the number of vessels belonging to the Italian mercantile marine, whether employed in the coasting trade, the fisheries or in traffic on the high seas.
He was in Botany Bay in January 1788; and sailing thence, the explorer, his ship and crew were never seen again.
The older navigation by utilizing the power of the wind demands a very intimate knowledge of these conditions, and it is probable that a revival of sailing ships may in the present century vastly increase the importance of the study of maritime meteorology.Advertisement
The whole wing is a unique modification, deeply affecting the skeletal, muscular and tegumentary structures, but fluttering, skimming, sailing, soaring are motions much more akin to one another than climbing and grasping, running, scratching, paddling and wading.
At the present time the river is navigated by sailing craft of some size from Hit downward.
If Peter really thought of taking the administration into his own hands, he very soon abandoned the idea and returned to the irregular suburban life he had led during his half- Peter the sister's regency - associating with foreigners who could Great, teach him the mechanical arts of the West, drilling 1689- troops, building and sailing boats, forming projects 1725.
Sailing in 1838 for New South Wales, on his return in 1840 he at once commenced the greatest of all his works, The Birds of Australia, which was finished in 1848 in seven volumes, to which several supplementary parts, forming another volume, were subsequently added.
Sailing to Chioggia he blocked the channel leading from the lagoon to the sea, and Doria was caught in a trap. Pisani stationed himself outside the Lido, on the open sea, to intercept relief should any appear, and Doria, instead of blockading Venice, was himself blockaded in Chioggia.Advertisement
The harbour, in which ships of all nations may be seen, as well as great numbers of the picturesque sailing craft engaged in the coasting trade, is somewhat difficult of access to larger vessels, but has been improved by the construction of new breakwaters and dry docks.
Shipping has been fostered by paying bounties for vessels constructed in France and sailing under the French flag, and by reserving the coasting trade, traffic between France and Algeria, &c., to French vessels.
They subsequently hid among the Pulau Sambilan near the mouth of the Perak river, and thence captured a large Portuguese vessel which was sailing from Malacca in company with two Burmese ships.
The army was visited by a plague, and the fleet was prevented from sailing by the total absence of wind.
Agamemnon had offended Artemis, who prevented the Greek fleet from sailing for Troy, and, according to the soothsayer Calchas, could be appeased only by the sacrifice of Agamemnon's daughter.Advertisement
Then, sailing from Valencia to Genoa, he made his way to Venice, where he arrived during the last days of 1535.
In1890-1891the number of steamers that entered and cleared Turkish ports was 38,601, and of sailing vessels 140,726, the total tonnage of both classes of vessels being 30,509,861.
Local products, including kat, firewood, live animals, ghi, dates, honey, wax, gums and sesame oil, to the value of about £125,000, were exported in 1919-20.1,065 steam vessels of aggregate tonnage 2,736,391 and sailing craft of tonnage 365,569 cleared in the year ending March 1919.
Once his ship was sailing in the great Pacific Ocean, It was four hundred miles from the coast of South America.
At that point, the iffy parts of human history are behind us and it is blue skies and clean sailing ahead.
His beautiful word-pictures made us feel as if we were sitting in the shadow of San Marco, dreaming, or sailing upon the moonlit canal....
Sailing, biking and fishing are only a few of the outdoor activities here.
The door cracked in the middle beneath the second blow, and she went sailing once again.
Small sailing craft navigate upwards as far as Samarra; above this all navigation is downward, and by raft.
Eventually a Biscayan named Sebastian del Cano, sailing home by way of the Cape of Good Hope, reached San Lucar in command of the " Victoria " on the 6th of September 1522, with eighteen survivors; this one ship of the squadron which sailed on the quest succeeded in accomplishing the first circumnavigation of the globe.
But the Fourth Crusade was not to be plain sailing to Egypt.
In1897-1898the number of steamers was 39,680 of 32,446,320 tons, the number of sailing vessels being 134,059 of 2,207,137 tons, thus giving a total tonnage of 34,653,457.
A considerable number of foreign sailing vessels also carried on an important coasting trade.
There were 12 foreign steamship lines trading at Peruvian ports in 1908, some of them making regular trips up and down the coast at frequent intervals and carrying much of its coastwise traffic. Foreign sailing vessels since 1886 have not been permitted to engage in this traffic, but permission is given to steamships on application and under certain conditions.
The port of Ancona was entered in 1904 by 869 steamships and 600 sailing vessels, with a total tonnage of 961,612 tons.
After a year and a half in London, Franklin was persuaded by a friend named Denham, a Quaker merchant, to return with him to America and engage in mercantile business; he accordingly gave up printing, but a few days before sailing he received a tempting offer to remain and give lessons in swimming - his feats as a swimmer having given him considerable reputation - and he says that he might have consented " had the overtures been sooner made."
The principal passenger steamers sailing from the port are those of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company for the West Indies and the Pacific (via Panama) and for Brazil and the River Plate, &c., and the Union-Castle line for the Cape of Good Hope, Natal, East Africa, &c., both of which companies have their headquarters here.
Scholars, guessing from isolated passages in classic writers, or arguing on general principles, had held that the "Indies" could be reached by sailing due west.
In July of that year, however, he was pursued by a squadron of British vessels, and escaped by good seamanship and the fine sailing qualities of the "Constitution."
Sailing into the Caspian, he ravaged the Persian coasts from Derbend to Baku, massacred the inhabitants of the great emporium of Resht, and in the spring of 1669 established himself on the isle of Suina, off which, in July, he annihilated a Persian fleet sent against him.
Though wooden ships were still largely employed, the ironclad even then had begun to take a commanding place, and the sailing ship at last disappeared from naval warfare.
In these circumstances navigation is especially perilous for sailing craft.
In Stuart times all ranks of society believed in her, and referring to her supposed foretelling of the Great Fire, Pepys relates that when Prince Rupert heard, while sailing up the Thames on the 10th of October 1666, of the outbreak of the fire "all he said was, ` now Shipton's prophecy was out.'" One of her prophecies was supposed to have menaced Yeovil, Somerset, with an earthquake and flood in 1879, and so convinced were the peasantry of the truth of her prognostications that hundreds moved from their cottages on the eve of the expected disaster, while spectators swarmed in from all quarters of the county to see the town's destruction.
Thence Thorfinn revisited Hop, staying two months; and also made a voyage northward in search of Thorhall, rounding Keelness and sailing westward (along the north coast of Cape Breton Island?), and apparently southward also, till they came to the mouth of a river flowing from east to west.
On the 3rd of July Washington took command of the American army at Cambridge and proceeded with what is known as the "siege of Boston," which was marked by no special incident, and closed with the evacuation of the town by the British on the 17th of March 1776, Howe sailing away to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The invasion was wonderfully accelerated through the I9th century, when the vast area of the treeless prairies beyond the Appalachians was offered to the settler, and when steam transportation on sea and land replaced sailing vessels and wagons.
John Cabot, sailing from Bristol, reached the shores of Canada in 1497.
Here you find articles in the encyclopedia on topics related to ships and sailing.
The days of sailing ships from China had not entirely passed, and the steamers of the period were built for rapidity of transit to London.
In 1905 their ocean-going merchant marine consisted of only 148 vessels, of which 54 were steamers of 42,873 tons net, and 94 were sailing vessels of 39,34 6 tons.
Bander Lingah being the port where most of the pearls obtained on the Arabian coast of the gulf are brought to and exported from, has more native shipping (all sailing vessels) than the other ports.
Two or three flat-bottomed sailing vessels navigate the lake of Urmia in north-western Persia, carrying merchandise, principally agricultural produce, from the western and south-western shores to the eastern for the supply of Tabriz.
Sailing steadily westward he entered Hudson Bay on the 3rd of August, and passing southward spent the next three months examining the eastern shore of the bay.
See Georgian Bay and North Channel Pilot, Department of Marine and Fisheries (Ottawa, 1903); Sailing Directions for Lake Huron, Canadian Shore, Department of Marine and Fisheries (Ottawa, 1905); Bulletin No.
Sailing round the west coast of Scotland he halted off Arran, where negotiations were opened.
These were followed by other volumes of stirring verse, The Island Race (1898), The Sailing of the Long-ships (1902), Songs of the Sea (1904).
The Pruth and Sereth are navigable for a short distance by small sailing craft; the conservancy of the Danube (q.v.) is controlled by a European commission, which sits at Galatz.
The Russian commander massed his troops in heavy columns after the fashion of 1813, and drew in his left wing so that it should as far as possible be out of range of the allied men-of-war, which were sailing down the coast in line with their land forces.
In 1688 Davis cleared Cape Horn and arrived in the West Indies, while Swan's ship, the "Cygnet," was abandoned as unseaworthy, after sailing as far as Madagascar.
Harassed by these domestic troubles, the king could not carry out his intention of sailing for Flanders in the spring, and spent the greater part of the campaigning season in wrangles with his subjects.
But while he was sailing to Flanders his ship was intercepted by some London vessels, which were on the look-out for him, and he was deliberately murdered.
Thus we feel it in its motion as wind, and observe the dynamical effects of this motion in the quiver of the leaf or the motion of a sailing ship. It offers resistance to the passage of bodies through it, destroying their motion and transforming their energy - as is betrayed to our hearing in the whiz of the rifle bullet, to our sight in the flash of the meteor.
By the Suir there is navigation for barges to Clonmel, and for sailing vessels to Carrick-on-Suir; by the Barrow for sailing vessels to New Ross and thence for barges to Athy, and so to Dublin by a branch of the Grand Canal; and by the Nore for barges to Inistioge.
The shipping visiting the port of Constantinople during the year 1905, excluding sailing and small coasting vessels, was 9796, representing a total of 14,785,080 tons.
Sailing is hardly ever practised, and squalls on the lakes are often dangerous to the rowing-boats.
Surbiton is the headquarters of the Kingston Rowing Club and the Thames Sailing Club.
In 1905 the mercantile marine comprised 449 steamships of 434,846 tons, and 541 sailing vessels of 85,583 tons.
Facilities for boating are limited (excepting on the Forth), but rowing clubs find opportunity for practice and races on the Union Canal, where, however, sailing is scarcely possible.
The classification of ships into six rates, and into rated and non-rated ships, continued during the existence of the old sailing fleets, with modifications in detail.
An accident prevented his sailing with his regiment to Brazil, and after a visit to Flanders, where an uncle offered to secure a commission for him, he went to England, picked up the language, and in 1752 became tutor in a Shropshire family.
On the northern shore of Hong-Kong there is a patent slip at East or Matheson Point, which is serviceable during the north-east monsoon, when sailing vessels frequently approach Victoria through the Ly-ee-mun Pass.
In 1875 1568 sailing ships and 698 steamers (with a total of 740,731 tons) entered and 1588 sailing ships and 700 steamers (with a total of 756,807 tons) cleared this port; in 1883 3379 sailing and 1126 steam vessels (with a total of 1,056,201 tons) entered and 3276 sailing and 1120 steam vessels (with a total of 960,229 tons) cleared.
Most of the sailing vessels were Greek and Turkish, and most of the steamers were Austrian, French and Turkish.
The contents of these logs, it is true, refer more to maritime meteorology than to oceanography properly so-called, as their main purpose is to promote a rational system of navigation especially for sailing ships, and they are supplied by the voluntary co-operation of the sailors themselves.
Passing Santarem, the highest point to which the tide ascends, and the limit of navigation for large sailing vessels and steamers, the river divides below Salvaterra into two arms, called the Tejo Novo (the only one practicable for ships) and the Mar de Pedro.
When the Civil War and steam navigation put an end to the supremacy of Massachusetts wooden sailing ships, much of the capital which had been employed in navigation was turned into developing railway facilities and coasting steamship lines.
He urged upon the administration the bold policy of protesting against the sailing of Cervera's fleet, on the ground that it would be regarded as a warlike measure not against the Cuban revolutionaries, who had no navy, but against the United States; and he advised that, if Cervera sailed, an American squadron be sent to meet him and to prevent his approach to America.
Miaoulis, for all his high character and courage, was often unable to prevent his captains from sailing home at critical moments, when pay or booty failed.
The island was discovered by Columbus in 1493, and received its name from the vessel on which he was sailing.
Sailing thence north-westward for many weeks, over a sea so calm that he named it El Mar pacifico, he sighted only two small islands.
In 1 599 he published Certaine errors in Navigation detected and corrected, and he was the author of other works; to him also is chiefly due the invention of the method known as Mercator's sailing.
The requirements of an elongate body moving through the resistant medium of water are met by the evolution of similar entrant and exit curves, and the bodies of most swiftly moving aquatic animals evolve into forms resembling the hulls of modern sailing yachts (Bashford Dean).
In 1905 the mercantile marine of Mexico comprised only 32 steamers, of 13,199 tons, and 29 sailing vessels, of 8451 tons.
Leif took specimens of all these, and sailing away came home safely to his father's home in Brattahlid on Ericsfiord in Greenland.
The Civil War caused enormous losses to the merchant marine, and the worldwide substitution about this time of iron steamers for wooden steamers and sailing vessels contributed to prevent a recovery; because, although ship-building was one of the earliest arts developed in the colonies, and one that was prosecuted with the highest success so long as wooden ships were the dominant type, the United States has never achieved marked success with the iron steamer, and the law has precluded the registry as American of vessels built abroad.
Although the carrying trade of Hanover is to a great extent absorbed by Hamburg and Bremen, the shipping of the province counted, in 1903, 750 sailing vessels and 86 steamers of, together, 55,498 registered tons.
He returned on the eve of the abolition of the Shogunate, and followed Enomoto (q.v.) when the latter, sailing with the Tokugawa fleet to Yezo, attempted to establish a republic there in defiance of the newly organized government of the emperor.
The art of sailing seems to have been unknown, and it is probable that down to the 3rd century the only peoples which could truly be described as seafaring were those of the Baltic and the Cattegat.
The coast is generally so low as to be visible to navigators only within a very short distance, the mangrove trees being their only sailing marks.
There are good bathing, boating, sailing, fishing and wild-fowl shooting.
The corresponding figures for ships sailing from the two ports first named were in the same year 7642 and tonnage 10,298,405.
In 881 Norman pirates, sailing up the Rhine, took and sacked the city; but it rapidly recovered, and in the i ith century had become the chief trading centre of Germany.
The opening of the Suez Canal in 1869 soon changed the course of all trade with the East, and in a few years the sending of tea per sailing ship round the Cape of Good Hope was a thing of the past.
The best notion of the process of warping may be gained by sailing up the Trent from the Humber to Gainsborough.
Sailing vessels - 386 19,067 2181 559,436 2
Sailing vessels 394 17,472 2255 516,180 2
Dakar is a regular port of call for other French lines and for the Elder Dempster boats sailing between Liverpool and the West Coast of Africa.
It is this Etesian wind which enables sailing boats constantly to ascend the Nile, against its strong and rapid current.
Among the craft using the river the dahabiya is a characteristic native sailing vessel, somewhat resembling a house-boat.
In 1901, 1411 steamers and sailing craft aggregating 1,830,000 tons register cleared from Sulina for European ports carrying, besides other merchandise, nearly 13,000,000 quarters of grain.
It is true that the tonnage of the 918 sailing vessels of 1905 was considerably in excess of that of the 3432 sailing vessels of 1850, but even so it was a declining figure from a higher tonnage of the middle of the period.
On the east coast the leading yards are at Leith, Kirkcaldy, Grangemouth, Dundee, Peterhead and Aberdeen, which, in the days of sailing ships, was renowned for its clippers built for the tea trade.
It is also resorted to by native sailing craft from all parts of the Malay Archipelago.
The numerous inland waters and sheltered channels within the skargard have caused the high development of sailing as a summer sport, the Royal Swedish Yacht Club having its headquarters in Stockholm.
On the eve of sailing from Aulis he attempted to offer a sacrifice, as Agamemnon had done before the Trojan expedition, but the Thebans intervened to prevent it; an insult for which he never forgave them.
Sailing from San Lucar in April 1538, he first went to Havana, his advanced base of operations; starting thence on the 12th of May 1539 he landed in the same month in Espiritu Santo Bay, on the west coast of the present state of Florida.
It was with this intention that Bartholomew Diaz, sailing southwards, discovered the Cape of Good Hope in 1488.1 Nine years after the discovery of the Cape by Diaz another Portuguese expedition was fitted out under Vasco da Gama.
Thence he pushed on round the coast, landed in Mossel Bay, then sailing up the south-east coast he sighted land again on the 25th of December 1497, and named it in honour of the day, Natal.
It is very nearly the shortest route, great circle sailing, from Panama to Yokohama and Hongkong; the Panama Canal will shorten the sea route from Liverpool and Hamburg by about 5500 m.
While the bulk of the coal is sent to France and the Mediterranean ports, an increasing quantity of anthracite is shipped to Germany, and, in sailing vessels to the Pacific ports of America,.
Flying animals differ entirely from sailing ships and from balloons, with which they are not unfrequently though erroneously compared; and a flying machine constructed upon proper principles can have nothing in common with either of those creations.
A sailing ship is supported by the water and requires merely to be propelled; a flying creature and a flying machine constructed on the living type require to be both supported and propelled.
The physical properties of water and air explain in a great measure how the sailing ship differs from the balloon, and how the latter differs from the flying creature and flying machine constructed on the natural type.
The sailing ship is, as it were, immersed in two oceans, viz.
A balloon differs from a sailing ship in being immersed in only one ocean, viz.
While, therefore, there is apparently no correspondence between the area of the wing and the animal to be raised, there is, except in the case of sailing insects, birds and bats, an unvarying relation as to the weight and number of oscillations; so that the problem of flight would seem to resolve itself into one of weight, power, velocity and small surfaces, versus buoyancy, debility, diminished speed and extensive surfaces - weight in either case being a sine qua non.
On Christmas Day 1832 he took passage in a sailing vessel for the Mediterranean.
The government employ steam vessels for passenger and mail services between the islands, and there are large numbers of sailing craft belonging to the islanders.
Colombia has no part in the carrying trade, however, her merchants marine in 1905 consisting of only one steamer of 457 tons and five sailing vessels of 1385 tons.
In 1698 the sailing of the first Darien expedition created great excitement.
Meanwhile her husband had also effected his escape and was sailing towards the French coast.
We hear also of one Master Peter, who inscribed and illuminated maps for the infante; the mathematician Pedro Nunes declares that the prince's mariners were well taught and provided with instruments and rules of astronomy and geometry "which all map-makers should know"; Cadamosto tells us that the Portuguese caravels in his day were the best sailing ships afloat; while, from several matters recorded by Henry's biographers, it is clear that he devoted great attention to the study of earlier charts and of any available information he could gain upon the trade-routes of north-west Africa.
Sailing up the Shannon they built strongholds on Lough Ree and devastated Connaught and Meath.
One dark winter night in 1855, during a terrific gale, 24 sailing ships and 60 lighters went ashore off the mouth and upwards of 300 persons perished."
Sailing ships of 200 tons register have given way to steamers up to 4000 tons register carrying a deadweight of nearly 8000 tons; and good order has succeeded chaos.
The relations, political and commercial, of the natives were all with the north and east; consequently no large town was founded on the banks of the river, nor any trade carried on (before the coming of the white man) by vessels sailing the ocean.
The sailing vessels are decreasing in numbers in the exterior trade, but not in the coasting trade, which is decidedly developing and occupying more craft.
The fishing fleet, chiefly sailing boats, is also important, and is manned by a hard.- and active coast population.
On its way through Portugal the Douro traverses the Paiz do Vinho, one of the richest wine-producing territories in the world; large quantities of wine are conveyed to Oporto in sailing boats.
Until the 17th century the pirates used galleys, but a Flemish renegade of the name of Simon Danser taught them the advantage of using sailing ships.
The introduction of sailing ships gave increased scope to the activity of the pirates.
While the galleys, being unfit for the high seas, were confined to the Mediterranean and the coast, the sailing vessels ranged into the Atlantic as far as the Canaries or even to Iceland.
Before Katie could respond, one of the nearby trees snatched her and flung her into the air. She soared above the treetops and let out a cry when she started to fall. A branch caught her and flung her back up. She saw Deidre and Toby sailing through the air in a similar fashion. The second branch almost missed her and snatched her around the leg before throwing her back up.
There was widespread consternation among our crew on hearing that we'd be sailing with the "prince."
Jubilee Sailing Trust - bringing together able-bodied and physically disabled people throught the medium of tall ship sailing and building.
The harbor has safe anchorage for small boats whilst the sailing club has regular events during the year.
Superb yacht cruising area plus excellent angling / small boat sailing on fresh or sea water lochs.
He set sail from England in 1842 - it took him six months by sailing ship to reach the antipodes.
The upper deck five sailing vessels barrier reef aquatic dioramas.
In 1847 Dodd registered the ownership of his first three vessels, two of which were sailing barges.
The sailing barge is to be seen in a number of Windsor postcards of the time.
Whether they were sailing the ships, pushing the barrows, driving a forklift, or pushing a pen, made no difference.
My mother hearing of the Spanish Armada sailing up the English channel gave premature birth to me ' .
Indeed the step from teaching dinghy sailing to managing a Flotilla can seem a bit of a stretch.
The skipper had plotted and charted the sailing legs and hired a boat before I'd done my first run.
The Swallow and the Amazon are two sailing boats.
The retractable bowsprit and easily raised or lowered mast make the 24 ' economical to berth and suitable for single-handed sailing.
At an early age he was apprenticed to the old sailing brigs of the East Coast.
Swan Fan Makkum - the largest brigantine in the world and one of the most striking sailing vessels currently roaming the seas.
There is nothing they enjoy more than sailing the sea, chasing treasure and being big, bad, bold buccaneers.
He emerged the champion, flying the burgee for Bembridge Sailing Club (BSC ).
Sprite also diversified into making small sailing crafts called Sprite Dinghies and electric golf caddies.
The Greek caique and Turkish gulet are typical of the crewed cruising sailing boats.
Charactersi canvassed the a secluded swimming only remain sailing the water was.
Attractive steel engraved cartouche with title embedded on a rock, sailing ships in the background, piece of eight coin and sheep.
Have you ever wanted to experience the thrill of sailing a catamaran?
Here were built iron sailing clippers and huge complex steam engines were fitted into battleships.
From the start of the last century right into the new Millenium, sailing cobles have brought interest to visitors to the harbor.
By the 1860s most coal carried to London came by steam colliers, with sailing vessels picking up the pieces.
As the sailing colliers tended to arrive en masse on a favorable wind, the river became clogged.
Hugh, whose father is a former commodore at the Downs Sailing Club in Deal, is also focussed on his long term future.
A helpful 24-hour concierge assists guests in planning their activities, from shopping to golf, sailing to skiing.
Any neutral ship not carrying contraband was allowed to go to the port it was sailing for.
Merlins have good club sailing countrywide plus Britain's most enjoyable, varied and competitive Open Circuit.
New sailing and non sailing members of all ages are welcome to join (sorry, no motorized craft ).
Looking down over the estuary you can see small fishing boats and sailing craft.
Boating, Sailing, Fishing Falmouth offers wonderful facilities for boating, with hire boats being easy to arrange to explore local creeks.
Lamu was incredible - shrouded in ancient Arabic culture, African influences and sailing dhows on the deep blue Indian ocean.
Magnus Bain started his sailing with the Kirkwall club where he sailed a laser dinghy for seventeen years.
The more adventurous can hire a sailing dinghy, or a mountain bike.
Welcome to the UK Laser Association The Laser is the most popular sailing dinghy that has ever been produced.
Mersey River Rescue has caught the lost sailing dingy.
Benissa holidays are popular with watersports enthusiasts, with excellent facilities and conditions for scuba diving, windsurfing, sailing, diving and fishing.
There is nothing to beat the exhilaration of sailing.
Moving to the Isle of Wight The Town of Cowes is internationally famed for the Cowes Week sailing regatta held annually in August.
A three-day sailing festival is the warm-up to three days of racing action.
A regatta fleet of 18 included many who were sailing in an open event for the first time.
Showing a small sailing vessel among small ice floes, with land in the distance.
The original sailing rig is a large balanced lug foresail with a small mizzen, but a gunter sloop rig is now also available.
But when dealing with the sailing fraternity in all its various guises, this is not as simple as it sounds.
We operate three traditional, gaff rigged sailing vessels, including Golden Vanity, a 53 ' Gaff Cutter.
This is the perfect way to wave goodbye to the port on the start of your sailing.
By using light airs a well trimmed sailing ship can make considerable headway on what appears to be a flat calm sea.
Crews must have a capable helmsman and a good degree of sailing ability.
Knowing elsewhere the other boats are sailing, and we just sit there helpless.
The 700 year old harbor had been extensively used by the sailing hoys which regularly plied their trade from London.
By dockside hula were stored in frigid waters off Island Star Sailing between the rocks.
The sixes start sailing over square leg and our total suddenly seems indefensible.
Now the rigid inflatable will enjoy a new lease of life with the sailing club.
The bays, sandy coves and rocky inlets provide some of the safest spots for bathing, sailing and windsurfing in Cornwall.
Then Tom, Huck and Jim are accidentally kidnaped by a mad inventor and go sailing off in a hot-air balloon.
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Idle Duck sailing after the rig was upgraded with a big roller reefing jib.
Take a sunset cruise aboard a Siamese sailing junk or enjoy a massage in the shade of a palm tree.
Try the wooden sailing ketch from Cala Gonone to the fabulous sea caves and beaches nearby.
Typical South West inshore trawler This model is still incomplete Motorized sailing ketch by John Berridge.
This 40 foot ketch is fitted with a twizzle rig for down wind sailing.
On reaching the lakeside, a sailing boat could be seen lying on its side some 90 yards from the lakeside bank.
With 1,077 ft. of water under my own two feet I was now sailing across Scotland's deepest loch.
She was originally a sailing lugger, principally by two lugsails carried on two masts.
This one is shown here, Now follows the sailing coble with its traditional dipping lugsail.
I intend to do as much sailing as I can over the winter as I need to get back into using center mainsheet again.
The license to practice medicine has also proved a legal minefield, particularly with ships sailing under flags of convenience.
Nick Dempsey has earned Britain's fourth Sailing medal, with bronze in the men's mistral.
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Hagara's crew included Italian sailing legend Giovanni Soldini who is usually found onboard larger 60ft multihulls.
On site activities include canoeing, sailing, climbing, horse riding, swimming, abseiling, orienteering, archery and many more.
A jet plane style hood ornament replaced the mayflower sailing ship emblem that had appeared on every previous model since 1928.
You'll be wearing a parachute, just like you would wear a life jacket whilst sailing.
To aid him in his design he had brought three small pinnaces (small, shallow draft sailing vessels) from England.
All this seems plain sailing, and one would think that there was no more to be said and yet!
Other analysts do not expect such plain sailing, however.
After that it was all pretty much plain sailing.
The canal was a ship canal and was wide enough to take sailing ships and later on steam puffers.
And now, with the option of overnight sailing you can sleep on the ferry and arrive feeling refreshed and ready to explore!
Skandia Cowes Week is the world's premier sailing regatta, with over 1,000 yachts and 8,000 competitors taking part in some top-class sailing.
There is a good roadstead, much frequented by the Glasgow and other shipping sailing along the river and Frith of Clyde.
If the Saturday sailing operated an hour later it would provide trippers with the opportunity to undertake a round trip on the Steam Railroad.
Both boats have a simple dagger board for sailing, and a lifting rudder.
You could go scuba diving, off-roading, canoeing, sailing or skiing in the UK or abroad.
The global roll-out has not all been plain sailing, however.
The nature of the Clipper races is to provide the best possible racing, which inevitably means a high degree of downwind sailing.
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It was here the sender knew a six-day sailing.
Sleeping berths can be booked on the overnight sailing.
Have you ever wanted to take part in canoeing or dinghy sailing or go on a warship?
To celebrate Ellen MacArthur's return to Falmouth the Museum's half term activities will be themed on round-the-world sailing.
Watch the boats in and out of the harbor, or the yachts sailing around the bay.
Designed for dinghy sailors Dinghy sailing vests that are designed to make movement around the boat easy.
Formerly busy with sailing schooners and ketches in the china-clay export trade.
It is requested that all helmsmen act with common sense and display good seamanship, thus enabling everyone to enjoy their sailing.
It was set up with the specific aim of providing top quality seamanship and sailing training.
Sailing the 140 is somewhat like driving a sporty sedan such as a Saab or Volkswagen.
To quot raid additional sailing aboard shanghai were filled.
Through Mighty Seas Maritime History of the NW England, primarily based on the history of over 550 sailing ships.
We went down to the New Forest and visited the shipyard in Southampton where the world's largest wooden sailing ship is being built.
In recent years North Sailing have enjoyed an incredible 98.5% success rate for whale sightings.
You will find downwind sailing under that huge spinnaker exciting.
We were sailing along quite happily in a good force 4 when we were hit by a squall.
Image by John Cuckney The last sea-going paddle steamer in the world sailing round the coasts of the United Kingdom... .
Known as the ' guru ' of southern sailing, he has accumulated a storehouse of knowledge, some readily forthcoming, some not!
All of the sailing kit can be easily stowed within the boat.
Together with cast iron ballast these tanks allowed ship stowage to be shifted more easily, with a marked impact on sailing qualities.
How Germanus the Bishop, sailing into Britain with Lupus, first quelled the tempest of the CHAP.
Monkeys sloths toucans sailing vessel's storage who will be last bus to.
An International Fireball is a two person, three sail monohull sailing dinghy, with a single trapeze built in either wood or fiberglass.
He was fond of sailing and the coastguards said they always kept a sharp look-out because he was so venturesome.
For long voyages the sailing vessel replaced the medieval galley rowed by oars.
We had a week of sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and almost any other watersport you can think of.
I was sailing single handed through the Outer Isles, then floating weightless somewhere between Andromeda and Alpha Centuri.
Suddenly people began to understand that they could reach the East by sailing westwards from Europe.
Choose from sailing, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, raft building and problem solving.
The sea, while popular with bathers, also provides for angling, sailing, boating, windsurfing, surfboarding and scuba diving.
The bay and nearby Inland Sea offer superb safe windsurfing, canoeing and sailing conditions for both novice and experienced alike.
He arrived sailing a small yacht from his homeland in May 1942.
The sailing yacht Victory made her way elegantly along the coast toward the old port in Antibes on a rainy November day.
He races sailing dinghies and goes yachting whenever possible.
All along the coastlines offer the very best yachting and sailing facilities.
The stock of the anchor rests on the cat-head when hung outside the ship. The name is also used of a type of a vessel, now obsolete, and formerly used in the coal and timber trade on the north-east coast of England; it had a deep waist and narrow stem; it is still applied to a small rig of sailing boats, with a single mast stepped far forward, with a fore and aft sail.
When, in the early years of steam navigation, the English government made known its desire to substitute steam vessels for the sailing ships then employed in the mail service between England and America, Cunard heartily entered into the scheme, came to England, and accepted the government tender for carrying it out.
This may have been due in great part to the fact that the shipping and trade of Greenland became a monopoly of the king of Norway, who kept only one ship sailing at long intervals (of years) to Greenland; at the same time the shipping and trade of Norway came more and more in the hands of the Hanseatic League, which took no interest in Greenland.
They are, as a rule, very easy to shoot on horseback, as, if one gallops a little in front of and on one side of them, they will hold their course, and come sailing past, offering a magnificent broadside shot, while under similar circumstances a prehensile-lipped rhinoceros will usually swerve away in such a manner as only to present his hind-quarters for a shot.
This proposition is the basis of the "great circle sailing" of navigators, and the arc of the great circle is called the "rhumbline" or "loxodromic curve."
Sailing and small craft load and unload at Ma`la.
Sailing on the river Thames, Bradley repeatedly observed the shifting of a vane on the mast as the boat altered its course; and, having been assured that the motion of the vane meant that the boat, and not the wind, had altered its direction, he realized that the position taken up by the vane was determined by the motion of the boat and the direction of the wind.
The earliest known wind-roses on the portulani or sailing charts of the Mediterranean pilots have almost invariably the eight principal points marked with the initials of the principal winds, Tramontano, Greco, Levante, Scirocco, Ostro, Africo (or Libeccio), Ponente and Maestro, or with a cross instead of L, to mark the east point.
The majority of the members of the chambers sided with this movement, and on the 7th of January Senores Waldo Silva, Barros Luco and a number of senators and deputies embarked on board the Chilean warship " Blanco Encalada," accompanied by the " Esmeralda " and " O'Higgins " and other vessels, sailing out of Valparaiso harbour and proceeding northwards to Tarapaca to organize armed resistance against the president (see Chilean Civil War).
My favourite amusement is sailing.
It was very pleasant, when I stayed late in town, to launch myself into the night, especially if it was dark and tempestuous, and set sail from some bright village parlor or lecture room, with a bag of rye or Indian meal upon my shoulder, for my snug harbor in the woods, having made all tight without and withdrawn under hatches with a merry crew of thoughts, leaving only my outer man at the helm, or even tying up the helm when it was plain sailing.
Married with three children, he enjoys cycling, racket sports & sailing.
Among the three that stay in the deeper water is V.Ships, at this stage sailing with a reefed mainsail.
And now, with the option of overnight sailing you can sleep on the ferry and arrive feeling refreshed and ready to explore !
Skandia Cowes Week is the world 's premier sailing regatta, with over 1,000 yachts and 8,000 competitors taking part in some top-class sailing.
This stitched dhow re-traced the journey of Omani mariners by sailing from Muscat to China.
But all is not plain sailing when a romance blossoms between Jimmy and his co star Annabel Sweep, the beautiful Prisoner Support officer.
Crew participate in all aspects of sailing the yacht.
Marje and I enjoy films, theater and travel, exploring Greek Islands (and indeed, sailing catamarans in the Aegean).
Sailing downstream, the first gorge is Qutang, a stretch five miles long with vertical cliff faces.
Introduction to Sailing is designed to teach you the fundamentals of sailboat racing.
The 1100 sailing from Stromness to Scrabster is under review.
What better way to explore the beautiful Gower coast than on-board one of our sailing school yachts.
He built six wooden sailing ships in total, mostly small vessels.
To celebrate Ellen MacArthur 's return to Falmouth the Museum 's half term activities will be themed on round-the-world sailing.
The Granite outcrops still have iron anchor rings for seagoing sailing ships.
I was n't interested in making Teal immaculate, I merely wanted a strong, seaworthy craft for a couple of seasons sailing.
A new generation of boats is sailing the Red Sea and there are no excuses for second-rate service.
Jubilee Sailing Trust promotes the integration of disabled and non-disabled people through adventure tall ship sailing holidays.
We went down to the New Forest and visited the shipyard in Southampton where the world 's largest wooden sailing ship is being built.
The committee boats and safety boats on the water were given a feast of skilled skiff sailing by the cream of our sailing youth.
Monkeys sloths toucans sailing vessel 's storage who will be last bus to.
In addition to the furious sailing activity we have had appalling weather conditions with horizontal rain blown in from force 7 southerly gales.
Watch the splendor of a bygone era when around 15 of the majestic Thames Sailing Barges race for various trophies.
The proper and dexterous handling of firearms seems to be fading from the screen - along with the management of a square-rigged sailing vessel.
The harbor itself is a base for a fleet of square-rigged sailing boats often used, as is the harbor itself, for filming.
The Red Sea galleys with their auxiliary square-rigged sails were probably the forerunners of the sailing ships.
Image by John Cuckney The last sea-going paddle steamer in the world sailing round the coasts of the United Kingdom....
Known as the ' guru ' of southern sailing, he has accumulated a storehouse of knowledge, some readily forthcoming, some not !
On the journey I will be singing Rod Stewart 's timeless classic, ' I am Sailing ' to keep my spirits up.
Sailing north through a myriad of tiny islands, we spotted a couple of seals basking on the rocks.
We sailed over 5,000 miles recently and the majority of the time with the twizzle rig set in trade wind sailing.
So he held when sailing over the unruffled surface of the Aegean Sea.
The contoured side decks allow easy movement fore and aft as you shift position from upwind sailing to reaching and running.
Sailing november on includes virgin gorda is a specific.
Sailing warships were rated according to the number of their guns.
At the foot of the Roig Cape, you'll find the yacht club which offers adventure sports like dinghy sailing and windsurf classes.
For a more active break try water sports such as sailing or windsurfing on the lakes or enjoyable rambles in the Alpine foothills.
Even experienced yachtsmen will be amazed at the speed and agility of a 100-year-old, 100 ton Thames sailing barge.
Turn the boat so that we are sailing with the wind abeam.
There are so many more themes to choose from, including western themes, sailing themes, floral designs, and more.
Triumph-This stroller features a sailing flag theme and is suitable for three months and up with multiple seat positions.
Manufactured sailboats will get you sailing more quickly - they're ready as soon as you can tow them away from the lot.
Sailing under low bridges will require a shorter boat.
If you care for it properly, you are more likely to sell it for a high price when you feel the need to upgrade or get out of the sailing hobby.
Are you looking to do some recreational fishing on your own, but aren't really interested in water sports, you may need less boat, and less accoutrements than you would need for waterskiing or open water sailing.
For a more traditional take on a nautical toddlers room, think about a Cape Cod, sailing, or tropical theme.
You're going sailing or spending time near the water (and under the sun) for an extended period of time.
Unfortunately, not all of adolescence is smooth sailing.
If you live near the ocean, for example, then you may have opportunities to attend a sailing camp or go scuba diving.
And by all sailors and fishermen as signal horns since the dawn of sailing ships.
From sailing to school dances, Owens offers something for everyone.
A wide variety of enrichment lectures - up to four on each sailing - are offered, including astronomy, photography, history, and investment talks as well as more unique events such as caricature artist lectures and themed guest speakers.
The Radiance class vessels accommodate well over two thousand passengers, while the behemoths in the Voyager class set sail with more than 3,100 guests on each sailing.
Not all embarkation ports are available throughout the year, so if your sailing options are limited it is best to book your cruise early to guarantee your selection.
If driving, passengers should make the effort to scope out the cruise port the day before sailing, if possible, especially if the port is large and services many cruise lines and ships simultaneously.
Passengers should feel free to arrive at the port earlier than that, however, especially when sailing on larger ships that accommodate thousands of passengers.
Before sailing with young children, parents must investigate the age limits for children on board.
Depending on the cruise line, passengers will have their choice of embarkation ports in the United States (typically for longer itineraries, given the greater sailing distance) or in various Caribbean nations.
Shorter itineraries usually depart from international ports, cutting down on the sailing time without sacrificing ports of call.
Several of these cruise lines only offer seasonal options from southern California, and travelers should consult a travel agent for updated sailing schedules.
Based in Miami, this eclectic line's fleet consists of only five ships, yet it is still the largest sailing ship fleet in the world dedicated to passenger service.
Founded in 1947, the line's ships are powered by both engines and sails (to balance a true sailing experience with modern convenience), and the rebuilt nature of the vessels guarantees an authentic glimpse of the sailing lifestyle.
Sailing ships are naturally small, and these vessels are equipped to accommodate only 65-125 passengers.
Because of the ships' small size, very few organized activities are offered, though passengers are occasionally invited to sailing and navigation lectures.