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  • The village was on an in-lying island, and its headmen must have sent word across to the mainland; for one morning three big two-masted junks with lateens of rice-matting dropped anchor off the beach.

    Chapter 15

  • The love affair between ardent yachtsman Angelo Bonati and Eilean, a 72-foot two-masted Bermudian ketch, designed and built in 1936 by the legendary Scottish boat yard William Fife, began one spring day on the Caribbean island of Antigua in 2006.

    For Fixer-Uppers, It's All Hands on Deck

  • The other vessels were two-masted schooners, but she was a three-master and the largest in the fleet.

    Chris Farrington, Able Seaman

  • Ivor Wilkins Salperton, a 53-meter ketch (a two-masted sailing vessel) that has been renamed Drumbeat, is one of the world's largest sailing yachts.

    What's Next: Yachts

  • She was a two-masted Bermuda sloop, the favored rig for smuggling, privateering, and other activities that required utmost speed and maneuverability, and in the hands of a man who knew her well, she was very fast indeed.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • A sluice operated to keep vessels afloat whatever the exigencies of the tide, but in fact there were only a few small craft tied up at the quay, together with a two-masted sloop or schooner.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Babcock met his fate aboard the Pharos, a seaworthy, two-masted schooner.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • "I think we should travel to Goodlund on that," he said, squinting into the morning sun and pointing to a sleek, two-masted ship docked at the end of the pier.

    Stalling

  • The beautiful, two-masted ship glided through the water to - ward Port Balifor as the barge glided to a stop and rolled gently on the waves.

    Stalling

  • The two-masted, lateen-rigged ships of the unforgotten midland sea were still unknown to these Norse seafarers.

    His Disposition

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