by Lex Raas
Mutihull culture and beyond!
In May of this year I completed my 8th Ka’iwi Channel crossing (Molokai to Oahu) on a six-man outrigger canoe. We experienced 35 knots of wind and 20-foot faces of waves. These canoes are rigged with lashings in the traditional way and I was once again reminded of what amazing craft multihulls are. After 32 miles and 4h 32m we crossed the finish line 10th out of 27 entrants… not bad for a bunch of Florida boys in Hawaii.
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