Battle of Trafalgar
to check out the new boardgame on Trafalgar
200 years since thousands of courageous sailors of many countries
met on the high seas off the coast of Spain near Trafalgar.
that day the fleets that engaged in one of the most famous and decisive
sea battles in history were from Britain, France and Spain but the
sailors were from all over the world including Americans and West
Indians and even the odd Frenchman on the British side.
brave men were involved in a struggle that had gone on for several
years and would go on for another decade before Napoleon gave up
his ambitions for the conquest of Europe and beyond.
you can re-live some of the excitement and action of that famous
battle. You can almost feel the power of the wind in your sails,
the sound of the sea rushing past the wooden ship's hull as it ploughs
through the water, like an arrow, straight for the enemy fleet.
the sound of the cannons firing broad side after broadside as the
ships come within range of each other. Imagine the smell of the
sea air mixed with the reek of tar and burnt gunpowder and hear
the noises of the gun captains shouting their orders to the crews.
celebration of the sailors of that day, long ago in a far off age
Port and Starboard brings brought you the game of the battle in
which you are able to command your own fleet of Ships of The Line
and sail out to engage the enemy fleet.
the Admiral, can develop your own strategies and ship's formations
to seek out and destroy the enemy. But beware, you must keep a clear
head and maintain discipline because your foe is as determined and
as clever as you are. He has just as many ships in this game and
the outcome will be in doubt until the very last throw of the dice.
into history with this new and exciting game for family and friends
from 8 to 80. A game to play and enjoy. Can you change the course
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