Canoa do Maranhão, Biana

The Canoa do Maranhão and Biana are basically the same small working boats with long overhang and triangular cut bow. It is a simple construction in Maranhão, north Brazil. Used in inland waters, so the rudder works as a centerboard and can be adjusted to different heights. The Biana has a spritsail.

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