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Paraws (or double outrigger sail boats native to the Visayas region of the Philippines) at the Odiongan Bay Walk  Photo from: http://outoftownblog.com/exploring-tablas-island-romblon-romblon-media-tour-day-3

Paraws (or double outrigger sail boats native to the Visayas region of the Philippines) at the Odiongan Bay Walk Photo from: http://outoftownblog.com/exploring-tablas-island-romblon-romblon-media-tour-day-3

This photo was taken last Sunday during the Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2013 held at Iloilo City, Philippines. The Paraw Regatta is a race among native outriggers in the straits between Iloilo City and Guimaras Island. It is called Paraw in the llongo vernacular. the Regatta is an activity every summer, usually held on the third Sunday of February. Photo by Wilfredo Lumagbas Jr.

This photo was taken during the Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2013 held at Iloilo City, Philippines. The Paraw Regatta is a race among native outriggers in the straits between Iloilo City and Guimaras Island. (Photo by Wilfredo Lumagbas Jr.

Sabang (Palawan Island), Philippines            Outrigger boats (bangka) are used in the Philippines at all sizes.   The outrigger canoe is a type of canoe featuring one or more lateral support floats known as outriggers, which are fastened to one or both sides of the main hull. Smaller canoes often employ a single outrigger on the port side, while larger canoes may employ a single outrigger, double outrigger, or double hull configuration.

Sabang (Palawan Island), Philippines Outrigger boats (bangka) are used in the Philippines at all sizes. The outrigger canoe is a type of canoe featuring one or more lateral support floats known as outriggers, which are fastened to one or both sides of the main hull. Smaller canoes often employ a single outrigger on the port side, while larger canoes may employ a single outrigger, double outrigger, or double hull configuration.

Iloilo’s festival, the 40-year-old Paraw Regatta, features colorful boats in a 36.5-kilometer race along the Iloilo Strait between Iloilo City and Guimaras Island. The paraw is a small and slim double outrigger made of indigenous materials and traditionally used by Ilonggos for transportation and fishing.    GUIJO DUEÑAS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

Iloilo’s festival, the 40-year-old Paraw Regatta, features colorful boats in a 36.5-kilometer race along the Iloilo Strait between Iloilo City and Guimaras Island. The paraw is a small and slim double outrigger made of indigenous materials and traditionally used by Ilonggos for transportation and fishing. GUIJO DUEÑAS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

Men boating near Boracay Island, Malay Philippines, seen from a ferry going to the island. Cassie Kebler Photography

Men boating near Boracay Island, Malay Philippines, seen from a ferry going to the island.

Hand hewn outrigger canoe, sailed by islanders of the Federated States of Micronesia

Micronesian culture: The beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Micronesia. The region of Micronesia lies between the Philippines and.

A Visayan sailing outrigger of Sulu sea, Philippines. An ancient but complex watercraft that is ubiquitous to this island nation. Sailing the exotic patriarch of multihull tribe is a different adventure that you would like to do.

A Visayan sailing outrigger of Sulu sea, Philippines. An ancient but complex watercraft that is ubiquitous to this island nation. Sailing the exotic patriarch of multihull tribe is a different adventure that you would like to do.

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