Sailing ahead, finally!

For the first time this evening, I came across a dhow-making yard (above) in Bahrain, complete with slipways and other infrastructure one would normally see at a large shipyard. While it wasn’t surprising to see the dhows (traditional fishing vessels) being manufactured were primarily of steel with a smattering of wood, what caught my eye were two “dhows” that were being readied as speedboats (top), … Continue reading Sailing ahead, finally!