The Spirit of Majapahit a replica of a 13th-century Majapahit-era present day Indonesia traditional sail ship The spirit of majapahit sets sail from Indonesia to will visit Brunei, the Philippines, Japan, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore This is a ship's log of spirit of majapahit expedition
Sunday, June 20, 2010
process of reconstruction Spit of majapahit
Hello this is spirit of majapahit
The Spirit of majapahit was build by Indonesian shipwright at Madura island East Java , is unique because of its oval shape with two sharp ends designed to break through waves of up to five meters.
Made from old and dry teak, petung bamboo, and a type of wood from Sumenep, East Java, the vessel, Indonesia’s largest traditional ship, is 20 meters long, 4.5 wide and 2 meters tall.
The craftsmen didn't use even one iron nail who jointed each planks with wooden nails it coled "pasat"
It has two wooden steering wheels at the stern and outrigger on both sides that serves as a counterweight and to keep balance
The bamboo Outriggers are distinctive of south east Asian's traditional ship
Twin outriggers defends ship against side wave was attended by risk overturn ship at open sea even if hight wave It will enable ship to do expedition with safe
We found some huge bamboo trees in forest of Madura was stripped bark off its then was dried off it