The Keel: Ancient Sailing Technology

History of the Keel The keel, a fundamental shipbuilding component, has played a significant role in maritime history. From ancient times to modern ship design, the keel has served as the backbone of ships, providing stability, strength, and directional control. We will cover the keel’s origin, Phoenician keel, later medieval use, evolution, age of explorationContinue reading “The Keel: Ancient Sailing Technology”