"Traditional capstan" Wladyslawowo Local Custom Tip by evaanna

Wladyslawowo Local Customs: 1 reviews and 1 photos

  Traditional equipment for hauling fishing boats
by evaanna
 
 

This traditional man-operated capstan is still in use in Karwia to haul fishing boats out of the sea. The village now has only one or two fishermen left so no better equipment is available but, no matter how far from modern the capstan is, it seems to serve its purpose well.

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  • Updated May 5, 2006
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