Sag Harbor Whaling Museum

Island Kings,Whalers &

Beach Boys
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Summer 2005
Surf
Exhibit

This is the first known engraving of a man on a surfboard, made from a sketch drawn in 1778 during Captain cook's third voyage to the pacific. The figure paddling at lower left is heading out with other Hawaiians to meet Cook's ships at Kealakekua Bay.
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