Sailing Photo Of The Day. "The Golden Hind." [For The Tillerman]

The Golden Hind must have been a bear of a ship to sail up the California coast. Galleons don't sail well to weather.

Sails 6, 5 square sails and lateen

Hull: wooden
Hull dimensions:

o Overall: 120 ft (36.5 m)
o Hull: 102 ft (31 m)
o Waterline: 75 ft (23 m)
Breadth: 22 ft (6.7 m)
Depth: 13.5 ft (4.1 m)
Displacement: 300 tons (305 tonnes)
Beam: 20 ft (6 m)
Height of mainmast: 92 ft (27 m)
Sail area: 4150 sq ft (386 m²)
Speed (sail): 8 knots (15 km/h)
Steering: Drake used a pole attached to the rudder called a "whip staff".
Capstan: used for hauling up the anchor, located in the armoury and gun deck