A sailing vessel is a term which is applied to any wind-powered vessel from large sailing ships to small land yachts.
The Bajorans have used sailing vessels for thousands of years. These included the Endtree ship Haeys. (DS9 novel: Horn and Ivory)
On Earth, large sailing ships were the primary vessels deployed by the US Navy and the Royal Navy for several centuries.
In the year 2285, Admiral James T. Kirk displayed a model and a painting of two sailing vessels in his quarters aboard the USS Enterprise. (TOS comic: "The Wormhole Connection")
In 2293, Captain Kirk once more had a picture of several sailing vessels in his quarters, this time aboard the USS Enterprise-A. (TOS movie: The Undiscovered Country)
Benjamin Sisko once took his father Joseph's boat out into the Gulf of Mexico. (DS9 short story: "Living on the Edge of Existence")
In 2371, the command crew of the USS Enterprise-D gathered on a holographic representation of the sailing ship USS Enterprise for the ceremony of Worf's promotion to the rank of lieutenant commander. (TNG movie: Star Trek Generations)
Types of sailing vesselsEdit