The VOC had a factory in Surat from 1616 -1795. Traded cotton and indigo.
Built: 1611 in Amsterdam for the VOC chamber of Amsterdam
Master: Serpent, Dirk Barendsz.
Tonnage: 50 tons, 25 last.
It is difficult to distinguish a yacht from a pinas. Both are smaller fast types of ships. In the contemporary literature the terms yacht and pinas are often used seemingly indiscriminately.