1053. Beypore's Sailboat

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    This was the traditional architecture of sailboats made in Beypore. The last such boat sailed off more than ten years ago. I had seen these boats several years ago in the port of Basra, Iraq. Such boats used to carry a lot of mechandise between Kerala coast and the Gulf. This is a model kept in my living room in Calicut . The new ones have no sails. They have powerful engines and propellors

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    1. || UggBoy♥UggGirl || PHOTO || WORLD || TRAVEL || 71 months ago | reply

      Fascinating my friend, a great image and info! My warm Greetings!

    2. -Reji 71 months ago | reply

      nice capture

    3. ajay's visual~panorama© 71 months ago | reply

      Beautiful piece of art!!!!
      Great and awesome capture!!!
      Take care and have a nice day Dear Friend.

    4. catarina.berg 71 months ago | reply

      Interesting and beautiful capture!

    5. jackfre 2 71 months ago | reply

      I like the treatment and motive of this shot.

    6. MyReflections_KS 71 months ago | reply

      Beautiful stream, you had. Great collection of portraits & travel (Washington D.C, U.K. & Holland). Hope your Washingtion D.C. trip was enjoyable and coimbatore had the same wheather & water it used to be... Have a great week ahead... Keep in touch...

    7. Ramola Paulrajan 71 months ago | reply

      Excellent capture!

    8. taxref 71 months ago | reply

      This is model of a very beautiful ship. In a way, its too bad they have done away with sails and masts.

    9. *shutterbug_iyer* 71 months ago | reply

      A life like replica and useful description.

    10. 青蛙 Frog 71 months ago | reply

      Beautiful find !

    11. Claudio Fleitas 71 months ago | reply

      Linda foto
      Felicidades!

    12. Sonali Dalal 71 months ago | reply

      Nice shot! When I went to calicut few years back, I also purchased one such model. So many traditions are dying !! Sad story of our times.

    13. sajan164 71 months ago | reply

      classic boat and shot prof

    14. lay_r 71 months ago | reply

      Great shot Prof, well done indeed!
      Hugs
      lay

    15. Jean-Jacques DELCAMPE 71 months ago | reply

      Bon Dimanche à toi et ta famille et amis....
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      Please add this beautiful photo to "PHOTOS pour TOUS - PHOTOS for ALL".
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    16. JimReeves 70 months ago | reply

      Sail boats were always at the mercy of the wind. One of the reasons that they are no more in vogue (except for sports)
      Those were the days when people risked their lives to make it from one shore to another in these boats.

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