Mini Pinta (MM15)
The third ship of Columbus’ expedition, Pinta was a square sails caravel. The sails consisted of a square foresail and a great mainsail, while the mizzenmast supported a long yard for lateen triangular sail. It had a poop quarterdeck and, unlike its sister ship Nina, it also had a forecastle. The Pinta was the fastest of the three ships, confirmed in the logbooks, which indicated that this caravel was often ahead of the two other ships during the voyage.
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