variations or modifications of most of them. (See
figures 29 and 30.)
1. Straight plumb or vertical. The oldest type, it
offers the most resistance to the sea.
2. Raking or sloping, and curved and raking. Angle
varies greatly. Clipper or cable bows come within this
3. Maier. An outward curve, all rounded and not
sitting on the water.
Figure 29.Bow designs.