Thursday, 20 August 2009

Just give me a ship; a tall, tall ship, and a star to steer her by.

For about seventy years, from 1830, clipper ships were the racehorses of the sea. Sail has given way to steam and all the technological enhancements that have followed, but there is nothing at all more glorious than the sight of one of these magnificent vessels in full sail upon a shining ocean.

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