Ancient Sailing

Let’s have a closer look at sailing ancient ships on the Mediterranean Sea.

How about the wind? Wind forces and directions, and how to use them for sailing a ship.

How about the sailing rigs? Square sails and Lateen sails, and evolution from one to the other.

Sailing on the Mediterranean Sea: Ancient sailing routes on the Mediterranean Sea.

Modelling Mediterranean sailing routes: Computation of sailing routes on the Mediterranean Sea, including wind statistics and ship characteristics.

Red Sea versus Nile sailing: What was the best option to get cargo from the Red Sea to Alexandria?