Concept to Reality

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Research
Design stages (5 of 5) pointer
Building the hull
Deck details and masts
Rigging and Sails
Shipping
Maintenance

Design of the Sail Plan

Of course, what would the Age of Sail be without sails!? The image below shows a possible sail configuration for Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge.

Image of Queen Anne's Revenge

As the final stage in the design process, the spars such as masts, yards, booms and gaffs are designed, including the sails they may carry.

Image of the US Snow Niagara

The sails can be in any configuration or may be omitted from the model as some may prefer.

Image of Indefatigable

Sailplan as designed for HMS Indefatigable as a razeed frigate (1795).

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Concept, content & Design: The Art of Age of Sail