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    Re: Polynesian canoes set off from New Zealand to Raiatea (French Polynesia)
    From: Douglas Denny
    Date: 2010 Apr 25, 15:55 -0700

    On the website George points to, there are photos of the vessel 'Vaka Te Au O' including repairs to one of the hulls in the later numbered sets of photos. Curiously the website does not give details of the boat.

    The hull appears to be of mainly wooden construction (ply?) on frames, with wooden mast and rope rigging.

    Douglas Denny.
    Chichester. England.
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