Azerbaijan International

Winter 2006 (14.4)

Pacific Voyage
Kon-Tiki Raft

A Kon-Tiki crew member (1947) struggling to steady the steering oar in rough seas. Because Heyerdahl didn't know how to use guara centerboards that ancient seaman had used with such craft, keeping the course became even more difficult for the Kon-Tiki.
Photo: Heyerdahl collection: Stenersens

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