Friday, December 31, 2010

jangada?

Somebody suggested that the post apocalyptic boat from the last post was a jangada, a design native to Brazil.  Could be. Here's a picture of a jangada.


Hull shape looks similar, but all the jangada pictures on the internet show them rigged for sailing.  Who knows. Ongoing mystery.

1 comment:

Paulo Gomes said...

Ahoy! I be a not-a-bit experienced brazilian sailer. And aye, that be a jangada. Actually, I be preparing to build one right now, have some budgets bout da wood and styrofoam and some sketches also.

http://www.facebook.com/paulokoj4k

The album "Projeto da jangada" is public. Check it out! =]