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Wood was an avid sailor who died of a heart attack on his sloop, the Nydia, in 1956.
A deck hand enjoys a fantastic view while replacing hlyard line on a 70-ft sloop.
The prison ships in which captured soldiers were placed were themselves sites of horror: thousands of American captives were left to languish, starve, and often die, in British sloops kept just offshore.
The version pictured here is more appropriate to a pirate ship than a simple sloop, given its 45mm titanium-alloy case and its black crocodile strap.
On the voyage, The Ranger sunk a brig loaded with flax seed, a schooner with barley and oats and a merchant sloop from Dublin filled with beer.
The first ships to sail the lakes were classic European schooners, sloops and brigs.
And all their designs pushed the upper limits of the International Offshore Rule for one-ton sloops.
For decades, Paxton has performed at this festival to support the environmental work of the Hudson River sloop Clearwater.
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