Author Results for Alan Villiers.

Sailing with the Arabs

By Alan Villiers.

Account of a five day voyage in a small type of single-masted dhow called a zaroook from Aden, Yemen to Jazan, Saudi Arabia, in 1938It describes how the trip was arranged and includes comments about the Nakhoda (skipper), his crew and the primitive conditions under which they sailed. Also a short technical description of the […] Read More

Filed under: Interwar | Indian Ocean
Subjects include: Leisure & Small Craft | Manpower & Life at Sea | Miscellaneous | Ship Handling & Seamanship | Shipbuilding & Design