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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boat

A boat is a watercraft of a large range of sizes designed to float, plane, work or travel on water. ..... 1000 Inventions and Discoveries. Dorling Kindersley Children's.

www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=aa14

HISTORY OF BOATS AND SHIPS including Messing about in boats, Egypt and Mesopotamia.

www.iro.umontreal.ca/~vaucher/History/Prehistoric_Craft

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.

www.britannica.com/technology/ship/History-of-ships

The Egyptian boats commonly featured sails as well as oars. ..... The question of the invention of the steamboat raises fierce chauvinistic claims, particularly ...

www.marineinsight.com/maritime-history/the-history-of-ships-ancient-maritime-world

Jan 4, 2017 ... 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 ...

www.kidcyber.com.au/ships-and-boats-timeline

Information on ships and boats for students K-6, in timeline format. ... A frame boat, built like a basket and covered with animal skins was another very early boat. A coating of tar kept the boat watertight. .... Technology & Inventions. If you:

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/02/celebrity-invention-abraham-lincolns-boat-floater/71427

Feb 18, 2011 ... The former president designed and developed a buoy add-on for a boat so that it doesn't get stuck in shallow waters.

www.startribune.com/a-minnesota-invention-the-pontoon-boat-is-redefining-modern-boating/311478851

Jul 3, 2015 ... It's hard to say when it happened, but happen it did. Pontoon boats became cool. Way cool. Once puttering platforms for the geriatric generation ...

www.boats.com/on-the-water/10-great-inventions-and-innovations-in-modern-boating

Dec 23, 2012 ... Here are some of our top picks of things that the most innovative minds in boating design, manufacturing, and accessories have brought you ...

www.thoughtco.com/history-of-steamboats-4057901

Apr 19, 2017 ... With the help of American inventor Robert Fulton, the steam engine revolutionized boats as a form of mass transportation.