Azerbaijan International

Winter 2006 (14.4)

Pacific Voyage
Guara Boards

Torgeir Higraff, Expedition Leader of Tangaroa raft. Ancient Incan navigators (Peru) used to be buried along with their "guara" centerboards, according to archaeological findings by the German scholar Gretzer. Obviously, this speaks to the importance and status of the "guara" in society. This "guara" was based on a design found in a grave. Photo: Anders Berg/Tangaroa

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