Takia (watercraft)

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Takia are a traditional watercraft of Fiji. They are a type of outrigger canoe that is smaller than a camakau, in turn smaller than a drua. A takia hull is a dugout made from any suitable wood. They rarely have sails, and do not feature a centreboard. An oar is used as a rudder.[1][2][3]

References

  1. "The PCC Fiji Village: Mighty Fijian Canoes". Retrieved January 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Takia Outrigger Canoe Club Fiji". Retrieved January 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 Percy S.Allen (1907). "Ethnographic photographs from the Cyclopedia of Fiji". Retrieved January 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>