Hokule'a: The Way to Tahiti
Dust Jacket: "In 1976 there occurred one of the most daring and unusual voyages of modern times - the sailing of a reconstruction of an ancient double-hull Polynesian canoe with a full crew aboard from Hawaii to Tahiti and return, covering a distance of almost 6000 miles. A dedicated group of scientists, sailors, and other volunteers, led by the author, had for years worked on this project, the object of which was to retrace the legendary voyages that once linked those far-flung islands and in doing so demonstrate to skeptics that the ancient Polynesians could have intentionally sailed across vast stretches of the Pacific without navigational instruments when most seafaring peoples were still hugging continental shores...."
Specifications of Hokule'a: The Way to Tahiti
|Author||Ben R. Finney|
|Publisher||Dodd, Mead and Company|
|Number Of Pages||310|
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