Dhow Building

Countryside Dhow Building Red Colobus Stone Town


an Arab ship used for sea passage of people and freight


a Dhow shipyard in Zanzibar, Tanzania


cutting the keel with axes


shaping the wood


smoothing it out


detail of construction


planks are caulked with rags


the shipyard


boat basin


an outrigger


hulls on the beach


nearby ruins of a Sultan's summer Palace

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Countryside Dhow Building Red Colobus Stone Town

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