One of the reasons why it is so hard to improve your racing is that sailing is such a
time-intensive sport. If you are running, you can start your training session fi ve minutes
after you’ve shut your front door, whereas it may take a sailor fi ve hours (or more)
to drive to the venue, fully rig the boat and get on the water. This is why full-time
sailors have such an advantage over those weekend warriors. If you can sail only at
weekends, it can be very unfortunate if there is too much wind to sail on the Saturday
and not enough wind on...
Meanwhile, humans were learning to harness other forms of energy. The earliest known use of wind power is the sailboat. The earliest record of a ship under sail is shown on an Egyptian pot dating back to 3200 BC. From prehistoric times, Egyptians probably used the power of the Nile annual floods to irrigate their lands, gradually learning to regulate much of it through purposely built irrigation channels and 'catch' basins. Similarly, the early peoples of Mesopotamia, the Sumerians, learned to use the Tigris and Euphrates rivers for much the same purposes.
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Some nouns can be formed by taking another noun or verb and either adding letters,
removing letters or a combination of both. This is especially common when we are talking
about jobs and occupations (for example: sail - sailor).
There are no rules which tell you how each word changes. You must learn each one
The removal or addition of letters occasionally changes the pronunciation of parts of the
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