Tricks of sailing

Maciu Kelekelevesi is one of the participants learning the art of sailing the traditional Fijian canoe. Picture: MATILDA SIMMONS

Drua is a vessel that were once the pride of Fiji as our ancestors used it sail across the ocean with its distinct sail. The traditional camakau and drua or double hulled canoes were massive in size and would sail with precision using just the wind and the constellations for direction. Early accounts of these […]

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