The Sailmistress controls when and where the ship sails, her word unquestioned. As well as being the head of the ship, she is also regarded as the head of the crew's families, whether or not there is any actual kinship.
- Coine din Jubai Wild Winds - Sailmistress of Wavedancer.
- Cemeille din Selaan Long Eyes - Sailmistress of Wind Racer.
- Derah din Selaan Rising Wave - Sailmistress of White Spray.
- Malin din Toral Breaking Wave - Sailmistress of Windrunner.
- Milis din Shalada Three Stars - Sailmistress of Whitecap.
- Turane - Sailmistress of a plundered Seanchan vessel.