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Title: Ungalawa  
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Subject: Outrigger canoe, ʻalia, Tipairua, Baurua, Klewang (trimaran)
Collection: Sailboat Types
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An ungalawa is a traditional East African (eg. Tanzanian) sailboat, still in use today, that can be considered a double outrigger canoe or trimaran.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Small Tri Guy. "Jim Brown’s Coming Seaclipper 20 trimaran (the "Janganda")". Small Trimarans. 

External links

  • under sailUngalawa
  • prow view under sailUngalawa
  • outrigger and partial rigging with figure for scaleUngalawa
  • being de-riggedUngalawa
  • sailor at dawnungalawaSilhouette of an
  • hull at dawnungalawaSilhouette of an

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