Model Tipaerua (sailing canoe)

Model Tipaerua (sailing canoe)

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This is a model of an eighteenth century tipaerua - a doubled-hulled sailing vaka (canoe) from Tahiti in the Society Islands. Tipaerua were the vessels of kings and chiefs and could be up to 21 metres (70 feet) in length. They had names such as Tiaitoerau (Wait for the west wind) and Anuanua (Rainbow). Construction Tipaerua were made by specialist builders. Sails were usually woven from the long narrow leaves of pandanus - a plant similar to flax. The leaves would be dried and slit into thin ...


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