Sail ships


The BLACK PEARL outbound from Vlissingen passing Wandelaar Pilot station I understand that the vessel went out for trails during which the crew is trying to reach a speed of 30 knots using sails only.
Photo : Ronald Ribbe – http://www.rorifocus.nl ©

Looks like a rip-off of Maltese Falcon.

That looks like a bulbous bow on BLACK PEARL. The first I’ve ever seen on a sailing vessel.

Other than that these vessels are both modernized “motorsailors” / three masted “square-riggers”, and have a similar paint scheme, they look nothing alike. Completely different hull shapes.

Another and bigger sail ship. This one for commercial trade: