Dugouts are the oldest type of boats found by archaeologists, and boats have
served as transportation since the earliest times.
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.
HISTORY OF BOATS AND SHIPS including Messing about in boats, Egypt and
The first sailing boats had single masts with square sails fixed to them. Over the
centuries, boatbuilders arranged their boats' sails, called the rig, in.
Watt invented an engine that was run by steam. Once inventors learned about the
steam engine they began to experiment with using it to run boats. The first man ...
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 ...
Aug 22, 2013 ... About the history of sailboats, sailing ships and sailing yachts. ... They were riding
the surf long before the modern sport was invented. boats.
Jan 23, 2015 ... The Egyptian boats commonly featured sails as well as oars. ..... The question of
the invention of the steamboat raises fierce chauvinistic claims, ...
Jul 21, 2016 ... From the very first boat to the present massive ships, the ... The invention of the
sail was the greatest turning point in maritime history. The sails ...
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.