, a fleet of fishing vessels and a filleting factory. History thumbnail Wooden row boats from Vágur on Vágseiði, the oldest one was built in 1872 (File:FaroeBoats Grindabatar from Vagur.JPG) thumbnail The Church of Vágur (File:Church of Vagur.jpg) thumbnail Ship models from the World War II Museum in Vágur, models of the ships from Vágur which were lost during WWII. (File:World War II Museum in Vágur Faroe Islands.JPG) *1350 Vágur is mentioned for the first time in historical documents

). The cableway was built from Múlagjógv towards east to the shore of Vágseiði. The cableway made it easier and more safe to land the boats. They had boat houses there. They could transport both fish and boats this way. In 1906 there was no electricity so the cableway worked by handcraft until they got electricity. *1921 - Vágur Municipality built the first power plant of the Faroe Islands, when they built the hydro-electric power plant in Botnur, north-west of Vágur. *1939 - The new Church

course. Omegatiming.com Budapest 2010, Men's 1500m Freestyle Pál Joensen is swimming with Susvim, which is a swimming club for Suðuroy. There is a rowing club in Vágur, which is called Vágs Kappróðrarfelag. They have wooden rowing boats in all sizes: Vágbingur is a 10-mannafar, Toftaregin is an 8-mannafar, Smyril is a 6-mannafar and Royndin Fríða is a 5

Puerto Ángel

; The pier that was initially built in the 19th century was refurbished in 1999; however, it is too high to accommodate the fishing boats that use the harbor.

Puerto Angel first Tom last Zap accessdate December 28, 2009 In 2009, an unusually large number of pelicans migrated to the area due to colder than normal temperatures farther north. Many of these pelicans were accidentally drowned by fishermen’s nets or run over by boats as they tried to get to the trapped fish. The fishermen asked for help from the government to figure out what to do to avoid these pelican deaths, as most claim to have affinity for the birds and many

-little-jewel-on-the-bay title Puerto Angel, Oaxaca: Little Jewel On The Bay first Brent last Cassie coauthors Jane Cassie and L.P. Packman date 2006-01-01 publisher MexConnect accessdate 2009-12-28 Much of this flat land is dedicated to the main road, which runs parallel to the main beach or Playa Principal. On the east side of the bay is the town wharf, but most fishing boats are run directly onto the beach itself. ref name "planeta


, 2004. Retrieved November 11, 2009. Economy thumb left Khasab Castle (File:Khasab Castle view.JPG) Access to the area by land was virtually impossible until a modern coast road was built, which allows fast access from the United Arab Emirates, making Khasab a popular weekend destination for people living in the Emirates. The new road also allows access to the village of Tawi, where prehistoric drawings of boats, animals and warriors can be seen in the rock face. ref

November 11, 2009. Khasab has an interesting trading position, which hinges on its proximity to Iran. Iranians import sheep and goats into the local port, from where the animals are dispatched to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in trucks. On their return trip to the Islamic Republic, the sailors load their boats up with electronic goods and American cigarettes, arriving in Khasab after sunrise and leave before sunset to conform with Omani immigration laws. Since

have increased the amount of smuggling (Labor and tax laws in Iran#Smuggling) done through Khasab. al Shaibany, Saleb. US sanctions help Omani fishermen survive as smugglers, ''The National (The National (Abu Dhabi))''. Published November 1, 2009. Retrieved November 11, 2009. Telegraph Island Boats from Khasab take tourists on trips to view the dolphins

Ao Nang

unique karst rock formations offer, and rock climbing is still widely available through centers in Ao Nang, although most of the climbs are in the areas around Railay, Tonsai, and Phra Nang beaches. Boat tours transfers The main beach at Ao Nang is the departure point for boats to a number of places, including the nearby resort of Railay (Railay Beach) (or Rai Leh), which cannot be accessed by road, Poda Island (Ko Poda) and Chicken Island. Ticket booths

Noppharat_Thara_beach.JPG thumb 350px Long-tail boats on Ao Nang Beach (File:AoNang Longtails.JPG) '''Ao Nang''' (อ่าวนาง), colloquially referred to as "Krabi", is a subdistrict and a resort town of the Mueang Krabi district, in Thailand's Krabi Province. It is the busiest and most tourist-oriented beach destination of the province. Understand Formally ''Ao Phra Nang'' ("Princess Bay") although everybody uses the short form, Ao Nang is the most 'Westernized

''' (Hwy 4203) which goes up north from the east end of the beach. Longtail boats arrive on the beach near the junction of the two roads. These longtails, though, account for a problem: the level of noise pollution created by an endless chain of undampened boat motors during high season is substantial. As long as visitors are ever increasing this problem will continue to worsen and detract from the beauty of this beach. Another problem getting more acute with the rising number of tourists in high


Huanchaco se alista para semana de cultura viva y mundial de Longboard editor RPP accessdate 29 September 2012 language es

material for the manufacture of the ancient Caballitos de totora used since the time of the Moche (Moche (culture)) for fishing. Currently Huanchaco fishermen still use materials from these swamps to make the traditional boats

Region Piura Even today, one can appreciate the famous ''caballitos de totora'' (''lit.'' "ponies of reed"), or small reed fishing boats, for example in Huanchaco. These 'caballitos' are small boats made of a material very similar the used by Heyerdahl to build Kon-Tiki. The shape of the boats resemble the shape of a surfboard. Fishermen use them for easy handling. '''Huanchaco''' is a village on Northern_Coast_(Peru


carried out and the town remained the Gondola fideicomis. Sigismondo was sued again, this time by his serfs from Trpanj, in the spring of 1741, for a variety of unlawful actions ranging from requiring free fishing to confiscation of boats and other property and interference in their commerce. Sigismondo (*1682) died in 1758 leaving Trpanj to his son Sigismondo Domenico Gondola (1712–1800). In order to avoid constant lawsuits by his financially powerful serfs, he struck a deal on 4 July 1765 whereby

to his wife’s family and they in turn left the church to the Trpanj mother church. The church has a wooden altar, with St. Nicholas and St. Liberan. The church has a bell niche. The last restoration dates from 1988. This church, dedicated to the protector of sailors, was built at the onset of the golden age of Trpanj’s sail boats specializing in mall coastal commerce. The chapel of the lady of Grace On the small hill to the left of the church of St. Peter and Paul, is the smallest church

, the fishermen were obliged to transport salt (Edible salt) from Mali Ston (Ston) to Neretva, for which they built special boats, called “solarica.” These were small boats with a smaller draft. By the decision of the Grand Council dated 26 April 1560 fishermen that transported salt were absolved from the very labor-intensive work in the salt evaporation ponds. By the decision of the Small council, no owner of a fishing vessel with nets could get a fishing permit if he did not have 12 sailors, 3


. * . There are no rail links from the Congo to South Sudan (Transport in South Sudan), Uganda (Transport in Uganda), Transport in the Central African Republic Central

-Salaam and Kapiri Mposhi, a district of the Central Province (Central Province, Zambia) in Zambia. The other one is the Tanzania Railways Corporation, which provides services between Dar-es-Salaam and Kigoma, a town on the shores of Lake Tanganyika and between Dar-es-Salaam and Mwanza, a city on the shores of Lake Victoria. Several modern hydrofoil boats also provide transportation across the Indian Ocean between Dar-es-Salaam and Zanzibar

provides service between Dar-es-Salaam and Kapiri Mposhi, a district of the Central Province (Central Province, Zambia) in Zambia. The other one is the Tanzania Railways Corporation, which provides services between Dar-es-Salaam and Kigoma, a town on the shores of Lake Tanganyika and between Dar-es-Salaam and Mwanza, a city on the shores of Lake Victoria. Several modern hydrofoil boats also provide transportation across the Indian Ocean between Dar-es


after the town Kra Buri (Amphoe Kra Buri), in the Ranong province of Thailand, which is located at the west side of the narrowest part. Ko Tao is serviced by ferry services from Surat Thani (4 hours day boat, 9 hours on overnight boat), Chumphon (1.5 to 3 hours), Ko Samui (approx 2.5 hours) and Ko Pha Ngan (approx 1 hour). All ferries dock at Ban Mae Haad. Journey times vary due to the different boats used by the various ferry companies. Ticket prices are the same

for the Lomprayah and the SeaTran,and the songserm is less expensive. however, the boats themselves differ greatly. The two main ferries are Lomprayah and Seatran. Lomprayah offers the quickest service on the newest boats, and also have VIP lounges where passengers can watch movies in an air conditioned lounge. In contrast, Songserm is a no-frills point to point fast ferry, where most passengers disembark slightly more green in the face than when they boarded. The Seatran is the middle option less

it was incorporated into the Monthon Nakhon Si Thammarat. The port area has three main piers, one of which is able to handle medium to large sized container and passenger craft while the others deal with the smaller passenger and dive boats that flit

Punta del Diablo

“Fisherman’s Beach” and from which most of the boats depart; Rivero, which in the high season is lined with open bars and popular with surfers; and La Viuda, also popular with surfers and where locals and visitors are often seen in the summer gathered around beachfires playing guitars and singing songs.

, a school and a beach full of fishing boats. Get in Punta del Diablo is served by regular bus service to Chuy (the border with brazil), Rocha (departmental capital), and Montevideo. During the summer there is also seasonal service along the coast to La Paloma, La Pedrera and Punta del Este. There are some buses which don't actually stop in Punta del Diablo, but just at the turn off at the highway. It's a 5km walk or an easy hitch hike into town. During the high season of tourism, January

with all the fishing boats). Some of the crafts are locally made, but a lot are imported from china. The ferria has a bathroom you can use for 10 pesos and several stands serving hot empanadas. *

Rauma, Finland

in the fires of 1640 and 1682. The wooden city centre, which is how large the town was until 1809, has approximately 600 wooden buildings. The neo-renaissance style of many of the houses is a result of prosperity brought on by seafaring. In 1897 Rauma had the largest fleet of sailing boats in Finland, totalling 57 vessels. Goods were mainly exported to Germany, Stockholm and the Baltic states. In the 1890s, Rauma got a teacher's college (a 'seminar'), which was later annexed

250px Marina in Rauma, Finland One popular saying goes that every family in Rauma owns a boat – this is not true, though the city has room for ca. 2,800 Finnish Maritime Administration August 19, 2008 – Boating in Finland and its economic impacts boats at its docks. People can use their own boats or water buses to get to the Kylmäpihlaja lighthouse that doubles as a hotel and recreation

: thumb left Tuuli class (Image:FNS Tuuli.jpg) -- Only one Tuuli class vessel was built at the Aker Finnyards in Rauma (Rauma, Finland), Finland, instead of four that were planned for the ''Squadron 2000'' ( :''for the neighborhood

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