- Oct 22, 2018
The martigana (or marticana, martingana, etc.) was, in the times of the sail, a common vessel and quite widespread in the waters of the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic, although today its name has been almost completely forgotten. This denomination appears only from the second half of the 1700s and only a few decades ago some of them were still seen sailing through Tuscany, and even today a couple of them have been photographed afloat in Sicilian waters.Good job ! A little history of this boat ? Thank you.
The Tartane had a different masting and rigging, and I think they were a little bit bigger....Tartane as: