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Zhoushan “green eyebrows”

Updated : 2018-06-25

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Zhoushan "green eyebrows" [Photo/zhoushan.cn]

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Zhoushan "green eyebrows" [Photo/zhoushan.cn]

The Zhoushan "green eyebrows" wooden sailing boat is the main transportation tool in the sea and fishing equipment in both in ancient and modern Zhejiang province. It has witnessed the development and history of sailing tools. From 1405 to 1433, the "green eyebrows" joined the huge fleet led by Zheng He, who sailed to the Atlantic Ocean for seven times. They visited more than 30 countries and regions in Asia and Africa during the seven voyages, in which it witnessed the world maritime and became an indispensable part of ancient sailing boat culture as well as the navigation culture.