Shuwi Dhow Kuwaiti Pearling Boat

This is the Shuwi Dhow from Kuwaiti Pearling Days.



Shuwi Dhow
Shuwi Pearling Dhow

Shuwi Dhow Diagram
Shuwi Pearling Dhow Diagram

This is another pearling vessel of Kuwait called Shuwi. A Shuwi is usually smaller than a Jalboot and, like her, used sails and sweeps during pearling trips. It seems that no other country built this kind of pearling ship. This Shuwi was built in 1988 by Khalil bin Rashid a few years before his death.

Go here for more links to other pearling dhows from Kuwait after Shuwi Dhow.


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