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    • How important is sailing in the modern world?
      • PAST
        • travel - no planes, trains or motors
          • use of sail for exploration - Charles Darwin and Christopher Columbus
        • Trade
          • Victorian Empire - wealth
            • way of showing power and strength
              • Arabian sail - modern sail - faster/better - Britain's greatness
          • Vikings/ Romans/ Normans - conquest, empires, land, power
            • Square sail
              • Arabian sail - modern sail - faster/better - Britain's greatness
        • was sailing important in the past?
      • PRESENT
        • lack of knowledge - less people can sail
        • leisure/ commercial - olympics
          • link to sailing course in the summer - own experience
          • recreational sport
          • not that important anymore
        • HAVE MOTOR ENGINES TAKEN OVER?
      • FUTURE
        • alternative to engines - wind powered engines - more eco-friendly - ethical issues
        • wind power - decreasing fossil fuels - renewable resource - strive for a carbon neutral planet - end to global warming
        • back up if motors fail
        • Untitled
    • RESEARCH
      • PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES
        • sailing magazines
      • Look for quality - documentary
      • GOOGLE SCHOLAR - DON'T USE GOOGLE
      • JSTOR
        • public or university libraries
    • 5000 WORDS
      • INTRO
        • CONC
          • MINI CONC
            • at the end of each section - decide whether it was important at that point - if it was taken away what impact would it have had
            • was sailing important? - agree, disagree, inconclusive
          • bring it all together - overall how important is sailing - link it all up - is it important - yes/no/in a way
        • brush on the past - needs to be longer than normal
      • OPINION
        • is sailing important in my eyes?

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