Pahi

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This article is about the Tahitian traditional watercraft. For the bird, see pahi (bird). For the village in Hungary, see Páhi.

Pahi were the traditional double-hulled sailing watercraft of Tahiti.[1] They were large, two masted, and rigged with crab claw sails.[2]

References

  1. Taonui, Rāwiri (22 September 2012). "'Canoe navigation - Waka – canoes', Te Ara". Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. p. 1. Retrieved 12 January 2015. 
  2. Parsonson, G. S.; Golson, Jack, Ed. (1962). "The Settlement of Oceania: An Examination of the Accidental Voyage Theory". Journal of the Polynesian Society. Auckland University. 71 (34): 11–63. Retrieved January 11, 2015.