Rubbaniyah was the term used to describe an officer of a sailing vessel in Zakhara.
Though not required, especially on smaller vessels, rubbaniyah were useful in delegating lesser duties to shipmates so the rubban and nakhuda could focus on other things.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 David Cook (October 1992). Golden Voyages (Home Port). (TSR, Inc), p. 27. ISBN 978-1560763314.