Cutter


Cutter boat

A cutter boat consists in a cloth that propels a boat propelled by wind on them. Also, this type of boat receives other name as Tender; it is a boat for communication between ship and shore. A sailboat with one mast and rigged a mainsail and two headsails. The origins of this boat is as old as history itself; in the ancient Egypt, the tradition tell that the goddess Isis created a boat and raised half stick in the vessel and put a canvas able to receive the wind, to search to his son. In the Greek world, the invention of the Cutter boat was attributed to Daedalus at moment to escape of Crete Labyrinth or to Aeolus, god of wings.


Cutter boat

The material of the cloths is different according to different zones and different periods of time; in this sense, the Egyptians had cloth made from the bark of the papyrus. In the time of Julius Caesar, the Britons had leather sails. The Romans used the linen, and some towns, esparto and junks. The Chinese used candles fastened by reeds. Also candles are made of cotton or hemp strong. In times of Homer, the cutter boat used cloths of different colors by luxury, blues, reds and even purple. These boat are divided in two types, boats knife or auric (The boats that explain here) and square or blocks.

In this sense, nowadays this boat has become a very popular boat. In addition, it has its own sport and it is considered as an Olympic sport.