Maori Sailing Craft by phil decocco

When the Maori people sent their best and brightest navigators to find a new place for the community, in the 13th century, they launched off under the stars from East Polynesia sailing south to ultimately find their new homes on the North and South Islands of today’s New Zealand. This was the craft they took to the waters to cross those many miles, brave, determined and skillful

Just a retired old guy who loves looking for an eclectic mix of subjects to photograph, from people, to places, to concepts, and enjoys all aspects of the hunt, the find, and the shot, plus dabbling in the post production.

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  • lynn carter
    lynn carteralmost 2 years ago

    looks great , all hand made too l bet xx

  • lynn
    exactly, we visited a workshop where folks were carving these totems

    – phil decocco

  • Peter Stratton
    Peter Strattonalmost 2 years ago

    I sure admire the craftsmanship, don’t you? Nice one, Phil. :-)

  • pete
    they do nice work we stopped into a vrafts shop where these totmes were being carved, a meticulous and skilled endeavor

    – phil decocco

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBalmost 2 years ago

    June 12, 2013

    Beautiful work!

  • thanks teresa for this feature, an honor!

    – phil decocco

  • Larry Lingard-Davis
    Larry Lingard-...about 1 year ago

    You are in the Top.10 of the Catamaran & Trimaran Challenge… HERE

  • C
    thanks for this very good news!

    – phil decocco

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