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Hokule'a off Diamond Head
sailing downeast in fog and rain
A beautiful hand-made ship is launched on Martha's Vineyard
Martha's Vineyard Magazine
Seeking history in Greek waters
re-learning the ropes
embarked on a square-rigger for the Marquesas
memories linger in waters downeast
under power in Maine waters
How to find latitude by simultaneous setting of stars.
The animation below is about "simultaneous setting" of stars - a kind of "instrument in the sky" which is an accurate way to find your latitude.
The technique was developed by Nainoa Thompson aboard the Polynesian voyaging canoe - Hokule'a. I hope that this may be useful for teachers who may want to explain Nainoa Thompson's techniques of navigation.
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This is an animation of THE STAR COMPASS.
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This is a nine part series about Hawai'iloa, a connection between native peoples across a vast ocean, and stewardship...
Hawai'iloa in the Marquesas with Teaurere
Hokule'a and Teaurere off Diamond Head
Teaurere - New Zealand (Aotearoa) canoe
The following are video clip is from my movie
The Navigators - Pathfinders of the Pacific. The film is available from Documentary Educational Resources.
The Micronesian proa
Photographs from the most recent voyage
of Awakening, 25 years of Höküle'a
Polynesian non-instrument navigation
Tava Taupu coiling rope aboaqrd Hokule'a
Hokule'a Log - Tahiti to Hawaii