In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Sarah, of Burnsall, near Skipton, was helping to make a documentary commemorating the lives of sailors who rounded the treacherous Cape Horn waters in windjammers - wooden sailing vessels.
- One of four cruise ships to be hosted by the Port in a six-day period, Sea Cloud II carries 94 passengers and 56 crew members with the windjammer combining modern comforts and elegant sailing traditions.
- He witnessed the far reaching changes in his native island: from donkey and horse to vehicles, from windjammers to fast sailing motor boats.
- There is also only one mooring ball in the entire park located about a mile southwest of Loggerhead Key at the wreck of the Avanti, an 1875 three-masted windjammer that sunk on the reef in 1907.
- If the bearing is correct, the wreck of the windjammer should be exactly below us.
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