The Jewel of Muscat, a working re-creation of a 9th century Arab dhow that plied trade between the Middle East and Southeast Asia, set sail from the port of Muscat in Oman on a five-month journey to Singapore, where it will remain as a symbol of friendship between the two countries.
Jewel sets sail on a tide of history
The National, 15 February 2010
The Jewel of Muscat, an Omani sewn-plank ship modelled after the Tang Treasure Shipwreck, is set to leave the port of Muscat at the end of February, to recreate a maritime trade route between Oman and Singapore.
Another ancient sailing ship to set forth
Sail-World.com, 12 January 2010