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Boat - Wikipedia


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 ...

History of Boats


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.

Who invented boats? | Reference.com


Some of the first boats were likely invented and used by the Egyptians and Mesopotamians as far back as 3000 BC. These ancient civilizations used anything ...

Why was boats invented - Answers.com


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.

Inventor Page for Boat Building Industry


This page specifically addresses boating inventions. Please also see our Invention Information Center which covers inventions of all types and often contains ...

Ancient Egypt: Ships and Boats


Rafts, boats and ships, their construction and use. ... From earliest times Egyptians built boats for transportation, fishing and enjoyment. Their importance in every ...

Ancient Egyptian History for Kids: Boats and Transportation


Kids learn about the boats and transportation of Ancient Egypt. The Nile River was an important way to travel using ships and rafts.

Ships and boats | How do they float? | History of ships


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 ...

When were boats invented? - You Ask Andy


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 ...

About Duffy | Duffy Electric Boat Company


Now recognized worldwide as the finest electric-powered watercraft available, Duffy boats are built to your specifications, with the finest marine quality materials  ...

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Who invented the first boat? | Reference.com


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 Messing about in boats, Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Ancient Mesopotamia Sailboats: An Introduction


Nov 7, 2012 ... Ancient Mesopotamia were the first people to ever invent and build ... in the form of water transportation, and thus the first boats were invented.