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Caribbean Pirogue

Caribbean Pirogue
Kevin Kenny
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I wanted to build a model of my fathers fishing pirogue from the 1960s which was built of local cedar. Today most of the Caribbean fishing boats are made of fibreglass. It took me a few years to find an old wooden one. I spent lots of time measuring the various parts. I also built it the way the local fishermen build it upside down from the keel to the gunnel. It is  is an exact copy. 


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