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1846 drawing of the boats from Fiji

Camakau (Fijian pronunciation: [ða ma kau]) are a traditional watercraft of Fiji. Part of the broader Austronesian tradition, they are similar to catamarans, outrigger canoes, or smaller versions of the drua, but are larger than a takia.[1]


  1. ^ Ilaitia Turagabeci (19 August 2013). "Secrets of the camakau builders". Archived from the original on 7 January 2015. Retrieved 6 January 2015.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ Randy Thomas (1984). "Bluewater Odyssey". Yachting. Retrieved 6 January 2015.