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July 11, 2010

Boat in Indonesia


Pinisi boat is a sailboat that is used in Bugis Makassar, South Sulawesi. Bugis very famous as a master mariner. They've been sailing throughout the archipelago since hundreds of years ago. Even to many countries, like Singapore, Philippines, Australia, also Madagascar in Africa. Pinisi boat has a great physique, so it's tough to face the waves. And they are produced in the district Bontobahari, Bulukumba ...........



Pledang boat, is a typical boat Lamalera tribe, Lembata, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. The boat has the privilege, which is only used for hunting whales. Lamalera tribe has a tradition of whale hunting. And in their language called Koteklama or Keraru. This boat can not arbitrarily made by ordinary people, can only be made by an expert Atamolo or make Pledang. Board a boat made of wood quinine, display boats, made of gebang leaf, pandan leaves similar. In the body of this boat there is no iron containing material, other than a nail. Because of the belief of people there, the whale will be afraid of approaching objects made of iron ...
This boat body range from 8 meters - 12 meters. Body width of about 1.5 meter boat. In between the walls of the boat, given the ribs, rib-like humans. At the front end of the bridge along the boat, there are one to two meters. That is the place for an interpreter stabbing whale, which is called as long fa.



In the 17th century, this boat (called a kora kora) used by the people of Banda in Central Maluku, to make war against the Dutch. Body of the boat is equipped small cannon to destroy the Dutch ships.Kora kora narrow body shape, but very long, allowing the boat to slide quickly, but unfortunately also easy to reverse.Until now, the community of Banda, very proud of the existence of this boat. Because kora kora regarded as a hero. And to this day, every indigenous village in the islands of Banda, has kora kora boat complete with oars troops .....


Lancang Kuning is a typical boat Riau. This boat is very honorable, because it may only be rode by the Sultan or King.This boat body consists of three boats ... First, the boat for the king as a big boat. Secondly, the boat used by the Commander of the war. And third, Malacca Kolip boat used by the soldiers. Malacca Kolip can accommodate seven passengers.The front of the body of the boat, fighting a dragon-shaped. While the rear of the boat, dragon-shaped to handfuls. Yellow color is characteristic of this boat, until the screen was yellow ....


For the Asmat tribe in Papua, the boat is an important tool for fishing, taking sago, crocodile hunting, trade, even war. With these boats, Asmat could cross the river to tens of kilometers.Asmat tribe, calling the boat, Chi. Boat shape, resembling the mortar. Most of the boat body, was given a snake carved edge section, and typical of Asmat carvings at the head.Snake is a symbol of the relationship between the Asmat with nature ...Board a boat made from almond tree swamp. Boats can reach a body length of 12 meters. Rowing boats, wooden nutmeg forest, a long spear-shaped.  

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