A boat is a watercraft of a large range of sizes designed to float, plane, work or
travel on water. Small boats are typically found on inland waterways (e.g., rivers ...
This section covers watercraft used by Man before the Age of Metal, the invention
of writing and the rise of kingdoms; roughly before 3,000 BCE.
The first boats are believed to have been built by the prehistoric hominid species,
Homo erectus. The oldest boat to be recovered archaeologically is the Pesse ...
HISTORY OF BOATS AND SHIPS including Wilkinson's iron boat, The Laird ...
But Wilkinson is able to write soon after the event about his daring invention: 'It ...
Rafts, boats and ships, their construction and use. ... From earliest times
Egyptians built boats for transportation, fishing and enjoyment. Their importance
in every ...
so people could float. before there were cars and roads, there were rivers and
boats. to go over the water, to go to other places/countries.
Kids learn about the boats and transportation of Ancient Egypt. The Nile River
was an important way to travel using ships and rafts.
This page specifically addresses boating inventions. Please also see our
Invention Information Center which covers inventions of all types and often
Sep 21, 2008 ... We don't know who invented the boat. We do know, however, that almost as long
as man has been civilized, he has been a sailor. The world's ...
Jan 2, 2015 ... All boats can float, but floating is more complex and confusing than it ..... with
rowers, while triremes (invented a few hundred years BCE) had ...