Chapter 1 covers the developments of yachting from an early period with many interesting medieval references to rigs and the development of for-and-aft rigs. The sections are:
In places the text refers to illustrations. The limitations of web publishing mean that we cannot include the illustrations alongside the text which reference them. A separate database is being compiled and will be available in due course.
For ease of printing, a pdf of this Chapter, compete with tables, is available here.