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Samoan Longboat Racing

The history goe back to the 19th century copra trade. Lighters carried copra from isolated villages to the mothership. Samoan boat builders extended the boats until the whole village could fit in one boat.

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Samoan Longboat Racing

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Samoan longboats go back to the days of the copra traders. Today the boats are raced on Pago Pago Harbor with powerful crews of 50 men in each boat

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