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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #89015: By sail or by oar
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    By sail or by oar

    By sail or by oar


    While waiting for XIXth century and the invention of the steam engine, the sailors are going to depend on the wind force or on that of the rowers. Their boats will have forms and different sizes according to periods, according to the world regions, according to their function.


    Here are some ....













    sailing dinghy









    Chinese junk








    cruising yacht


    jolly boat

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    1. Sailing-boat with only one mast and only one headsail.

    2. Egyptian Sailboat. Its small mast is equipped with an oblique yard on which is tightened only one sail.

    3. Long and narrow boat propelled by paddles.

    4. Sailing-boat with two masts, the foremast being shorter than the mizzen mast.

    5. Arabic sailboat behind heightened.

    6. Small rowboat.

    7. Traditional sailing-boat in the Far East with battened balanced sails.

    8. Sailing boat with a main mast and a mizzen mast.

    9. Sailing-boat with two masts, the mizzen mast being shorter than the other mast.

    10. Flat-bottomed boat to go down rivers and torrents.

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