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Gerarddm
03-20-2012, 03:08 AM
I'd like to see a good article on those magnificent lateen rigged racing dhows ( Abu Dhabi? ).

dredbob
03-26-2012, 08:44 PM
I'd like to see a good article on those magnificent lateen rigged racing dhows ( Abu Dhabi? ).

There was one a few years back. It it wasn't in WoodenBoat, then it was in either Classic Boat (the british mag), or in the large format SAIL. It probably was Classic Boat.

Bob

goodbasil
03-26-2012, 08:51 PM
Nice short shot of them in the background in the movie, "Around the World in 80 Days." With David Niven.

MPM
03-27-2012, 02:26 PM
Thanks Gerard. That topic is on the wish list.... Magnificent boats.
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Matt

purri
03-27-2012, 10:25 PM
The OZ national broadcaster screened a doco on them. very quick and real plank on edge builds.

Bud Short
09-18-2012, 03:28 PM
This is not a Dhow however it a "Flying Lateen" rigged highly converted Cal 28