The Trireme Project: Operational Experience 1987-90, Lessons Learntby Timothy M. Shaw (Editor)
The latest Trireme volume reports on a whole host of aspects of the sea trials and testing of Olympias. Contributors are: S Mc Grail (Experimental Archaeology); John Morrison (Triereis: The evidence from antiquity); John Coates (design of the experimental ship, rigging of oars, carrying troops, beaching); Owain Roberts (Rigging Olympias); Boris Rankov (Rowing Olympias); I Whithead (On 'Better Sailing' qualities, mooring); Timothy Shaw (voyage and speed trials, resistance/speed curve, rowing at sea and astern, steering to ram). Final chapters review the lessons learned and the validity of the sea trials with a look forward to aims for the future.
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