General term for ship, includes several types. </p><p> The barijah are around 40 feet and are mainly coastal, serving merchants, fishermen, pearl divers, and shore-dwelling pirates. </p><p> The zaruq is around 50 to 60 feet in length, is also generally coastal, and is favored for small merchants and coastal pirates. </p><p> The sambuk is a common ship, and is around 75 feet in length. It serves a variety of purposes. </p><p> The xebec or chebec is very similar to the Faerun corvette, though is more maneuverable. </p><p> The Islands' city-states also have merchantmen, pinks, frigates, and some have ships-of-the-line. Ever wonder what can be found in a Dhow's hold?