by Ryland Malcolm
|Featured In||The Stormlight Archive|
The Wandersail was a possibly fictional ship on the world of Roshar.
It was captained by Derethil, who had it built to travel through Highstorms. It was nearly destroyed, shipwrecked on an island in the middle of the ocean (Uvara), by a giant whirlpool "where, it is said, the ocean drains" and later it is mentioned that it was fixed in the Uvara shipyards. Eventually, Derethil and his remaining crew left on the Wandersail, using the momentum of the whirlpool to get them away from it.
The story of Derethil and the Wandersail was told to Kaladin by Hoid. The tale appears to be known in Thaylenah as well, as Vstim gifts a newly built ship named after the Wandersail to his former apprentice Rysn. Among the Thaylen, consensus seems to be that the legendary ship and the events surrounding it are fictional.