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Primeira brasileira a dar a volta ao mundo sozinha, a velejadora Izabel Pimentel, lança livro

Primeira brasileira a dar a volta ao mundo sozinha, a velejadora Izabel Pimentel, lança livro

The Cutty Sark was a tea clipper from 1870-1877. Tea was in great demand in England & tea clippers competed to be the first back with their precious cargo. It was the means for huge bets & sums of money to be placed on potential winners. Often the crews would bet their wages, so risking their finances as well as their lives during the perilous voyage.

Cutty sark under sail. Her top speed was knots. In 1872 she was involved in one of the most famous tea races of all time, against the Thermopylae. The two ships were neck and neck until the Cutty.

Tea:  The tea clipper ship "Cutty Sark" bearing tea from the Orient.  "First cabin and captain's table regal company, pardon the dust of the upper crust---fetch us a cup of tea."  ---Posh! Lyrics from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Tea: The tea clipper ship "Cutty Sark" bearing tea from the Orient. "First cabin and captain's table regal company, pardon the dust of the upper crust---fetch us a cup of tea. Lyrics from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

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“Twenty years from now you’ll be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones that you did do. So throw away the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails.

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Le Kruzenstern, Veille de Tonnerres de Brest 2012 | by Rémi Vannier

The four-masted Russian barque and tall ship 'Kruzenshtern' built in After the 'Sedov', she is the largest traditional sailing vessel still in operation.

The most important ship in the history of New Zealand and Australia is Captain James Cook's 106 ft (32 metres) long barque Endeavour.

The most important ship in the history of New Zealand and Australia is Captain James Cook's 106 ft metres) long barque Endeavour.

"Cutty Sark", British composite clipper launched in 1869 - Greenwich, London