Given the relaxed attitudes of the crews, these dhows clearly aren't racing for home at all. In fact, given the general pace of life in Zanzibar, I think it unlikely these guys ever race anywhere. Still, had they been, they would have been about half a length apart.
This is one of many photographs I’ve taken of dhows just like the two here.
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Half a Length, Zanzibar