This book is a detailed study of Welsh maritime history, written in both English and Welsh. With detailed information on notable ships and famous sailors, this fascinating treatise is highly recommended for those with an interest in the development of Wales' sailing past, and will be of considerable utility readers looking to improve either their Welsh or English reading ability. Contents include: “A New Period”, “Explorers”, “Trading Vessels”, “The Seventeenth Century”, “Trade in the Eighteenth Century”, “Welsh Ships”, and “Shipbuilding”. Many old books like this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on sailing.