A Love of Boats (3 per day)

A Group for whole boats and parts of boats

For The Caravel / Carrack / Fluyt / & Longship's Only

This challenge closed almost 5 years ago.

The Challenge

*This is the seventh in a series of challenges to do with the type and make of a Boat or Ship…This challenge will be for the CARAVEL AND LONGBOATS…
This challenge is a quick one to see who can come up with the best image
of a Caravel / Carrack / Fluyt / or Longship Type Ship…
This will also include the dutch ships Duyfken… Click Here
Caravel == A caravel is a small, highly manoeuvrable sailing ship developed in the 15th century by the Portuguese… Click Here
Longships == These were sea vessels made and used by the Vikings from the Nordic countries for trade, commerce, exploration, and warfare… Click Here
Carrack == A carrack or nau was a three- or four-masted sailing ship developed in the 15th century by the Portuguese. ( similar to a Caravel ).. Click HERE

Fluyt == A Dutch type of sailing vessel originally designed as a dedicated cargo vessel.
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See Cover Image and Links in the Description for what I am looking for…*


The next will be for the Modern Day Warships…

Judging / Voting Criteria

The main feature of the image MUST be the Caravel or Longboat type of ships.
Any image of a Ship other than a Caravel or Longboat 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 Boats were taken from “Wikipedia”…
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: The "Notorius" Caravel ( 2 ) Yardarms by Three. by Larry Lingard-...


The Top Ten

Mayflower at Sunrise by John  Kapusta

Mayflower at Sunrise by John Kapusta was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 8 votes.

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  • "Notorious Sunrise" by Phil Thomson IPA
  • Santa Maria (Christopher Columbus) in a Stormy Sea & Red Sky by Dennis Melling
  • Mayflower II by quiltmaker
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