Shipbuilding industries developed to produce these much needed, and quite complicated vessels. http://joyfulmolly.wordpress.com/2007/10/27/resource-updated-molly-joyfuls-list-of-naval-and-historic-resources/
Running rigging of a square sail. A: halyard raises yard and sail; B: braces, trim the yard; C: lifts, support yard when lowered; D: sheets, haul clews out to yard below; E: clewlines, haul clews up when stowing; F: buntlines, haul middle of sail up when stowing; G: reef tackles, haul leeches; H: reef points; I: bowlines, pull leech taut when close hauled.
Engraving of an 17th-century warship at anchor by the great mapmaking firm of J.B. Homann. It illustrates every aspect of its design and construction. Beneath the main illustration is a highly detailed cross-section of the interior, down to staircases, barrels in storage areas, and the cannons pointing out of the ship. A key in the lower margin identifies over 150 parts of the ship and rigging.