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Monday, April 20, 2009
Austronesian sail types
This chart taken from Edwin Doran Jr's book "Wangka" shows the principal sail types used in the Pacific and Indian oceans. Note that he refers to the Oceanic lateen as a crane sprit. Click on the drawing for a larger image.