National Geographic : 1942 Jan
Captain Irving Johnson Here Pitcairners Have Housed Their Surfboats Since the Days of the Bounty Mutineers On the ramp in Bounty Bay rests a 37-foot boat before its thatched shelter. These boats are rowed through the surf with 14oars, but sails arehoisted intheopen sea (Plate XII). Smaller sheds are for canoelike craft used by boys for fishing in calm weather. This spot and one other aretheonly places where boats canland.