outrigger canoe


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Noun1.outrigger canoe - a seagoing canoe (as in South Pacific) with an outrigger to prevent it from upsettingoutrigger canoe - a seagoing canoe (as in South Pacific) with an outrigger to prevent it from upsetting
canoe - small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle
outrigger - a stabilizer for a canoe; spars attach to a shaped log or float parallel to the hull
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Next, in the line of breakers he made out a small canoe, an outrigger canoe. In the stern he saw a young bronzed god in scarlet hip-cloth dipping a flashing paddle.
Aborigines, in queer outrigger canoes, and Japanese, in queerer sampans, paddled about the bay and came aboard.
Rytz, who has written, directed, produced, and filmed the production, immediately establishes the Pacific Island's essence with exquisite cinematography of flat palm-fringed atolls and an outrigger canoe atop a turquoise lagoon--an appropriate opening visual given that Kiribati's 310 square miles of land straddles 1.3 million square miles of ocean.
competing in waka ama (outrigger canoe) races, which led me to cultivate
This is the more striking given the distance between the TS-CYP region and the major distributions of the outrigger canoe complex in Island South East Asia (ISEA) and Oceania.
Growing up in Nanakuli, on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, Van Gieson was told story after story about his father--a legendary outrigger canoe paddler.
The canoe--and more specifically, the outrigger canoe allowed people to trade amongst themselves and to find wives from other islands.
It is wrong to suggest that outrigger canoe craft first arrived with the Austronesian migrations, nor were the Polynesians the first people to introduce 'sail driven canoes suitable for cross-ocean voyages'.
It offered a taster experience in a variety of boats but the star of the show was the outrigger canoe.
Kai Pana Outrigger Canoe Club, Kai Pana Outrigger Canoe Club, 1980 W.
Plus, you can organize your outrigger canoe and snorkeling excursions right at the hotel's beach shack.
Danny Palmero, a former fisherman, said he was with friends who responded to the ferry's distress call and rescued seven people on their motorized outrigger canoe.