Our captain, Momo, steers his 31-year-old traditional Piroque.
Baie de Upi is a special Kunie area where only their piroques may sail.
Departing Baie de St. Joseph
A main hull and an outrigger support the deck.
The mainsail is loosely lashed to the boom.
Specially selected branches and lashings connect the outrigger to the forebeam.
Each piroque is hand made by its owner.
Pic Nga and piroque
Baie d'Upi from our Piroque