Surfboards Evolve with Art and Science

Polynesians traveled throughout the Pacific in dugout sailing canoes. They navigated through storms and high seas, plotting their paths relative to the Sun, Moon and stars. Polynesian did not have a written language, however; their early teachers embraced Science. Navigators utilized science to navigate and find tiny islands in a vast ocean. Calculating the strength of wind combined with ocean currents, they successfully sailed against and with large ocean swells. Polynesians well understood Physics, the science of matter moving through space and time. Using this knowledge, their artists built stable double hulled canoes, like the Hokulea a proven replica. They also built ancient surfboards

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