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Sail Boats
By:Jenna Perry and Hikari Shaver
designed by Péter Puklus for Prezi
History of the Sailboat
-The first sailboat was first invented in 4,000 B.C.
-The first working sailboat was made by the Egyptians, and was first ridden in Egypt.
-Before sailboats people could not sail long distances, but could travel short distances on rafts.

Mono hull
Cat boat
Outrigger canoe

Uses for Sailboats
Captains, Fisherman, Tourist, Racers, Ocean sport owners, and sailors all use sailboats.
Sailboats Meanings
A small triangle sail is a sign of freedom
Cat Boat Picture http://www.storerboatplans.com/DavidCatboat/catboat2ndhootreach.jpg
Egyptians boat picture http://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_egypt/egyptian_boat.jpg
Cat boat
Schooner picture http://goodmorninggloucester.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/bounty-image2.jpg
catamaran picture http://www.catamarans.com/images/new_home_slider/Lagoon421.jpg
raft picture http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/shipstimeline.html
Fisherman picture http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/fishing-boat-fisherman-catching-pike-13234425.jpg
Ocean Sport Picture http://www.hawaiioceansports.com/assets/images/autogen/73166191-SLD-004-0026_3.jpg
Ocean Sport Tour
A very large yacht is a sign of wealth
Powerboats show a sign of control
A medium sized sailboat with a square sail is a sign of happiness
Square Sail Sailboat
Facts about meanings of sailboats http://www.astrology.com/dreams/boats/2-d-r-154420
Energy Forms.
The sail on the sailboat helps move the boat when the wind energy and force are greater than the waters energy and friction.
In modern sailboats they have a motor in case the wind is not stronger then the water.
Forces and motion of the sailboat.
The forces acted on the sailboat are the sails force, the boats course, the winds force and direction, and the force and friction of the water
The motions of the sailboat is the waters friction, the floatation of the boat, and the wind direction.
photo of forces http://www.vias.org/physics/img/bk1_img_128.png
energy slide picture http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/wind-power-facts-3.jpg
egyptian sailboat
Parts/ Materials
Port- left side of the boat facing forward.
Starboard- right side of ship facing forward.
Mast and Boom- main poles holding up the sails.
Jib sail- smaller sail in the front of the boat.
Jib stay- jib attaches to this.
Main Sail- is the bigger sail in the back.
Haglard- pulls the sails up.
Deck- flat surface of the boat.
Rudder- underwater fin to steer boat.
Keel- Is a part that is under water.
Cock pit- where the captin sits to steer the boat.

parts of sailboat picture http://www.sailingcourse.com/keelboat/images/sailboat_side.gif
Fastest Sailboat
The fastest sailboat went 75mph+
The boats name was the Vestas Sail Rocket
vestas sailrocket http://www.surfertoday.com/images/stories/vestassailrocket3.jpg
Fun Facts
Sailboats can also sail on frozen waters when blades are put on the bottom.
The most common material today for sails is dacron, which is like a polyester in the way that it is dense.
There are square and triangle shaped sails on sailboats.
The first sail was made out of animal skins but that was changed to cotton.
Fun Facts enclycopedia.com
A well know sailboat race was called the America's Cup the winner of this race was Oracle
Know as the greatest race ever held to date.
Took place in San Fransico.
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