The weather appears to have been considerably better than it is today as O'Kelly wrote: "In circa 9,600 BP, the Boreal Phase, birch was still present but hazel began to expand greatly.
The cut leather surrounding the holes would have been tied around the wooden branches of the A-frame with finer strips of leather.
The sails would have likely been made from the skins of the giant irish reindeer with the skins being scraped clean and sewn together.
These women were probably the carriers of the O positive blood factor.
35 000 years ago the men of southern France and the Basque region hunted the wild bison, wooly rhinocerus, horse, and mammoth where they lived in tepees with the women and not in the painted caves according to popular belief.
The first and most important of these bases established was likely on Orkney, which has the longest record of continuous settlement of the British Isles and has rich archaeological sites to prove it.