A Love of Boats (3 per day)

A Group for whole boats and parts of boats

For The Brigantine & Barquentine Only

This challenge closed almost 5 years ago.

The Challenge

This is the sixth in a series of challenges to do with the type and make of a Boat or Ship…This challenge will be for the BRIGANTINE and BARQUENTINE…
The next will be for the Caravel / Longship / and Historic Vessel’s.
This challenge is a quick one to see who can come up with the best image
of a Brigantine or Bargentine Type Ship…
Brigantine:== TWO MASTS, with the foremast square rigged and the mizzen mast fore-&-aft rigged. ( In other words two masts with Yardarms on the main front mast. )
Barquentine:== THREE OR MORE MASTS, each fore and aft rigged except for the foremast which is square rigged. ( In other words, 3 or more masts with Yardarms on the main front mast )
See Cover Image of a Barquentine for the sort of ship that I am looking for…


Judging / Voting Criteria

The main feature of the image MUST be the Brigantine or Barquentine type of ship.
Any image of a Ship other than a Brigantine or Barquentine type will be rejected,
The owner of the image MUST be a member of this group.
The image MUST be submitted and accepted into the group prior to judging.
All voting will be carried out and the winner be chosen by members within the group.

Rewards & Prizes

The winning entry will be placed on the groups Homepage.
A Challenge Winner’s Banner.
A chance to get extra exposure in our Forum.
Applause from fellow group members.
The Fun of it.

Additional Information

Definitions of the Type of Boat was taken from “Beken of Cowes – A Century of Tall Ships” with text by Kenneth J.Beken. in association with HRH The Prince Of Wales.
If you have already won a challenge with a specific image in A Love of Boats, then please choose another one.
Please ensure that your image has been accepted into the group.
You can check this by clicking on the red edit button top right hand side of the screen, then on the drop down ‘my works.

Cover Image: STS Leeuwin II by Darren Speedie


The Top Ten

BRIGANTINE EXY JOHNSON by fsmitchellphoto

BRIGANTINE EXY JOHNSON by fsmitchellphoto was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 6 votes.

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  • Hoist the Mainsail! by Deborah Clearwater
  • S.V. Concordia - Class Afloat by Yannik Hay
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  • "The Formidable" by Jack Ryan

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