Vaka Moana Canoes reach San Franciso

A group of traditional type Vaka Moana Canoes, outfitted with some modern technology, have just reached San Francisco from New Zealand. This is part of a 15,000 nautical mile journey planned by the group sailing the canoes, who are trying to raise awareness about the importance of good environmental stewardship.

They’ve been navigating by the stars as their ancestors did. It’s good to know people still use this type of navigation, as gadgets fail under blinking stars.