Who invented the caravel?


The caravel is a small sailing ship known for its great manoeuverability. It was the Portuguese who invented the caravel in the 15th century. They used these ships for expanding their exploration voyages to the Atlantic Ocean and the West African coast. Caravel is also responsible for advancing spice trade. Thanks to lateen sails, the caravel was very fast and could also travel upwind. Today, replicas are stored in many places all over the world, for example, in the city of Lagos.
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The caravel, a small highly maneuverable sailing ship, was developed under the sponsorship of Prince Henry the Navigator of Portugal in the 15th century.
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