The Confederation is a well-built caravel about 70 feet in length, has three masts, and two decks. It needs 12 crew at minimum, but usually sails with 20 crew and 4 officers. The cargo hold can contain 180 tons and left port with 3 months of provisions. On average it makes 3 miles per hour (72 miles per day).
The Confederation was built in Tu-vah as a smuggling vessel, and was originally named the Trazen. Klohn Flintskull served as crew under the original captain. She was re-named by the expedition leader, and placed under the captaincy of Gallus by Prashant.