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A "bezaan" is a type of sail that is attached to the mast at one end, with a small wooden "gaffel" at the top and a longer "giek" at the bottom.
It is called "gaff-rigged" in english, which shows these terms were quite international.
The "Mary", which was presented by the Dutch East India Compagny to Charles the same year, had "square rigging".
The rigging of modern sail yachts looks more like the Bezan.
There's an interesting list of Charles Yachts at http://www2.friend.ly.net/~dadadata/kemp/dictWXYZ…
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