Saturday, July 2, 2016

The Opelu


The photo above is of a model of the Opelu Hawaiian canoe featured in Tommy Holmes' book The Hawaiian Canoe.  The model was built by Tevita Kunato who is now carving a 19 footer from an albezia log in Hawaii.  Follow his progress here and here.


2 comments:

Wade Tarzia said...

Very interesting rocker curve forward. I assume the crew weight is more aft than center?

Scot C. said...

Congratulations; that model is beautifully made!