Boatbuilding on Tristan da Cunha
My researches have led me to this wonderful South Georgia a few days ago.of Tristan da Cunha from the 60s, 70s and 80s taken by Swedish explorer and painter Roland Svensson – I’ve been thinking about remote islands quite a bit this week following my post about
Do please take a look at this collection – many show the local canvas-covered longboats being built, rowed and sailed, and, in one case, used as a home.
If you look carefully, you’ll also spot one of Sven Yrvind’s Bris boats. For more intheboatshed.net posts on Yrvind, click here.
For much more on Tristan da Cunha longboats,.
For more on Tristan da Cunha at the Wikipedia, click here.