Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Man-O-War Cay: The Hidden Boat Building Village

Who would ever think nestled in the heart of the Bahamas.

Hidden away from view.

Inaccessible by large planes and removed from the hum of technology; would be a boat building village in the Bahamas.

Man of war cay (named after the bird) is a small yet well knitted community of bustling boat builders, that have been graced with their skill from generation to generation.

Residents here have always depended on shipbuilding for its livelihood and some boats are still handmade-without-plans in a tradition that has been passed down for centuries.

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