November 2nd, 2013

turbine

London (3) + Brighton (1)

Tuesday 10/29: Breakfast in B&B again, with same couple as yesterday. After a few morning errands, we hit the Cutty Sark, where the exhibits and signage were sometimes kind of awkward but we got excellent info from the volunteers, such as the difference between a windlass and a capstan. However, even after many tall ship visits and all the research I've done, I have to confess that I still don't quite understand exactly how it is that they make the ship go by pulling on all those strings.

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