A special type of boat in the Aegean sea, which was disappeared after the Second World War. It had acutangular stern, with one column and always with a great bentinck sail.
It was fast and quite resistant even in the beam reach. These vessels served the transports between the islands. In the eastern coasts of Turkey were calles “karamousal”.
At Symi they were built small “tsernikia” for the sponge fishing. Also, there were “tsernikia” that had mirror (avaka) in the stern post.
At Mykonos this type of vessel, with sailing type “sakoleva”, was called “belou”.
Construction estimation: 2 months from order