National Geographic : 1938 Sep
376 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE GUNWALES NEARLY AWASH, A SAILBOAT PULLS ALONGSIDE WITH A 900-POUND CORAL Frank Tiaga, Samoan sailor, aided by two Tongarevans, laboriously loaded the huge spiral cluster into the boat under water (Plate VIII). Bailed out at low tide and refloated at high water, the craft was barely able to carry its burden to the Zaca. Photograph by Toshio Asaeda BLOCK AND TACKLE HOIST THE INVERTED SPIRAL CORAL ABOARD THE "ZACA" Derrick and power winch were taxed to haul the 900-pound prize from the homemade sailboat. Frank Tiaga rests one hand on the coral mass, brought to the surface by his ingenuity (Plate VIII).