Tall ships, those sprawling sailing vessels that utilize the wind as their only means of propulsion, have long held sway over ideals of romance, glory, and tragedy in the annals of sea-faring history. While these ships are inextricably linked with legend, lore, and epic histories, most of their remaining saga has been bound up in the museums of the world -- except for the three- and four-masted training ships that are based on historical designs and afford the opportunity to get a glimpse of the hardships and satisfactions ...

Sailing Ships 2001, MetroBooks (NY), New York

ISBN-13: 9781586632311