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The Rabelo boat

28 July 2008 | Povoa
Sue
The Rabelo boat invented in the 9th century was used for transporting port wine from the farms of the Douro for centuries. The journey lasted more than a week and the conditions were precarious, often leading to dangerous accidents. However, with the coming of the railways and better roads the boat lost its importance. Finally, the dams along the Douro river brought its activity to an end.

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Vessel Name: kaivalya
Vessel Make/Model: Colvic Countess
Crew: Steve and Sue
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