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Model of sailing canoe from the Solomon Islands

Model of sailing canoe from the Solomon Islands, in Pacific Hall, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, September 2013

tacking-outrigger.com KIR-2 7.3m Outrigger Canoe by Robert Gillett

tacking-outrigger.com KIR-2 7.3m Outrigger Canoe by Robert Gillett

Robert Patrick sent me a link to these pages from the July 1962 issue Of Popular Boating magazine.

Outrigger Sailing Canoes: Pages of Proa History

SriLanka.jpg (556×500)

SriLanka.jpg (556×500)

Tacking Outrigger from North west Madagascar. Not strictly Pacific but the influence is unmistakable.

Pirogue à voile, nord-ouest de Madagascar

Tacking Outrigger from North west Madagascar. Not strictly Pacific but the influence is unmistakable.

Outrigger Sailing Canoe - Hawaiian Ocean Adventures | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Outrigger Sailing Canoe - Hawaiian Ocean Adventures | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Hjalmar Turesson just launched his new Tamanu  in Brazil.

Outrigger Sailing Canoes: Tamanu from Brazil

Proa

A Wordy Report on My Version of Gary Dierking´s T2 Pacific Flying Proa.

I write this for the interest of proa enthusiasts, because I promised to. Feel free to reproduce it as you wish. I intend to update it as I gain experience, so check back. I may be talking crap at…

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