In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Hawaiian outrigger canoe is part of the cultural heritage of America's only Island State.
- Other features include standard wireless radio controls, wide-stance outriggers, hydraulic regeneration, and stability monitoring capability.
- The traditional bangka, an outrigger canoe, is still in common use for fishing and local transport.
- In 2003, Tim attempted to solo sail from Florida to Cuba in an outrigger canoe.
- Nearly a third of the primary hull was missing along with one of the outriggers.
- It was either that or some boat that had built-in outriggers, each with its own dagger board (which was cunningly interchangeable with the rudder blade), and a central driving seat.
- Two outrigger hulls provide stability and prevent the boat from capsizing.
- The outboard motor growled to life and our outrigger kept us on an even keel while sea-birds sat on sharp, spume-glistening rocks, watching our heaving progress with mild interest.
- Two outriggers give the vessel great stability.
- Diving is usually done from bancas, long, stable boats with outriggers, powered by truck diesel engines.
- The fishermen of the cooperative had a large outrigger canoe, fished in a traditional manner with nets and caught about 350 kilo of fish a day on average.
- Their boats are outrigger canoes, and outboard engines are not allowed.
- It's possible to rent an outrigger canoe and go to some of the more special places for snorkelling.
- This time we will be assembling an outrigger canoe.
- ‘Their canoes are made with a good deal of skill, and have an outrigger,’ he wrote.
- The boats are bancas, canoe-style hulls with twin bamboo outriggers.
- The canoe was over 20 feet long, he noted, and made from a hollowed-out tree with an outrigger on both sides.
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- Children in outriggers surrounded the ship for the better part of the day, making the entire affair seem like a county carnival.
- It was just what she did to get by and be happy and be able to paddle outriggers and go to Hawaii every year.
- Ted, a tall, brown tree-trunk of a man, raced outriggers for more than 30 years.
- The fleet consisted of one large fish carrier, a medium purse-seine fishing vessel, three medium sized boats and four ocean going outriggers.
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