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" Her properties are wonderful, and her motion is fearfully rapid. She can not only sail before the wind, but is actually capable of beating to windward. It requires an experienced hand to manage her, particularly in tacking, as her extreme velocity renders... "
A Letter to M. Ricardo, Esq: In Reply to His Letter to Dr. Yates, on the ... - Pagina 22
di John Vallance - 1827 - 118 pagine
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Personal Narrative of Travels in the United States and Canada in ..., Volume 4

Fred. Fitzgerald De Roos - 1827 - 207 pagine
...of a strong cross-bar, fixed under the fore-part, and the remaining one to the bottom of the rudder, which supports the stern of the vessel. Her mast and...me that he himself last year had gone a distance of twenty-three miles in an hour : and he knew an instance of an iceboat having crossed from York , to...
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The Monthly Review

1827
...of a strong cross-bar, fixed under the fore-part, and the remaining one to the bottom of the rudder, which supports the stern of the vessel. Her mast and...me, that he himself last year had gone a distance of twenty-three miles in an hour: and he knew an instance of an ice-boat having crossed from York to Fort...
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The London Magazine, Volume 8

1827
...manage her, particularly in tacking, as her extreme velocity render the least motion of the vessel of the utmost consequence. A friend of mine, a lieutenant...navy, assured me that he himself last year had gone the distance of twenty-three miles in an hour ; and he knew an instance of an ice-boat having crossed...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 37

1828
...and a third to the bottom of the rudder; rigged with a mast and sail, like those of a common boat. ' Her properties are wonderful, and her motion is fearfully...me that he himself last year had gone a distance of twenty-three miles in an hour ; and he knew an instance of an ice-boat having crossed from York to...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 37,Edizione 73

1828 - 590 pagine
...and a third to the bottom of the rudder; rigged with a mast and sail, like those of a common boat. ' Her properties are wonderful, and her motion is fearfully...me that he himself last year had gone a distance of twenty-three miles in an hour ; and he knew an instance of an ice-boat having crossed from York to...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 37

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1828
...and a third to the bottom of the rudder; rigged with a mast and sail, like those of a common boat. ' Her properties are wonderful, and her motion is fearfully...me that he himself last year had gone a distance of twenty-three miles in an hour ; and he knew an instance, of an ice-boat having crossed from York to...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 37

1828
...those of a common boat. ' Her properties are wonderful, and her motion is fearfully rapid. She can riot only sail before the wind, but is actually capable...me that he himself last year had gone a distance of twenty-three miles in an hour ; and he knew an instance of an ice-boat having crossed from York to...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical, Political, and ...

James Bell - 1831
...into play — her properties are wonderful, and her motion is fearfully rapid — she can not only go before the wind, but is actually capable of beating...23 miles in an hour, and he knew an instance of an ice-boat having crossed from York to Fort Niagara, a distance of 40 miles, in little more than three...
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The Hobart Town Magazine, Volume 3

1834
...tacking, as her extreme velocity renders the least motion of the rudder of the utmost consequence. A lieutenant in the navy, assured me that he himself...23 miles in an hour ; and he knew an instance of an ice-boat having crossed from York to Fort Niagara (a distance of 40 miles) in little more than three...
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