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Photography of Boats by Anoop Negi Photos Of Boats from Kerala, Kashmir, Goa etc. in India. Of Catamarans, Coracles, Sand boats, Kettuvallams, Sn… Read More
Photography of Boats by Anoop Negi Photos Of Boats from Kerala, Kashmir, Goa etc. in India. Of Catamarans, Coracles, Sand boats, Kettuvallams, Snake Boats, Trawlers and Shikaras For several years, one has lived in parts of India like Kerala and Goa which are on the sea and also have vast areas of backwaters and rivers. While the sea is dotted with large vessels carrying commercial cargo, there is a significant presence of smaller vessels that the common people use for their daily transportation of goods and for travel, fishing or for pleasure. Not only the sea, but the rivers and the backwaters are teeming with these boats and vessels and here is a presentation of boats, small and large, round and conical, colored and sometimes drab and black. Some with boatmen and some without.Some with glamorous passengers and some without. Read Less
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A sandboat is poled along on the green waters with the clouds floating in it. Location Kerala
Photography of Boats by Anoop Negi


Photos Of Boats from Kerala, Kashmir, Goa etc. in India.


Of Catamarans, Coracles, Sand boats, Kettuvallams, Snake Boats, Trawlers and Shikaras


 For several years, one has lived in parts of India like Kerala and Goa which are on the sea and also have vast areas of backwaters and rivers. While the sea is dotted with large vessels carrying commercial cargo, there is a significant presence of smaller vessels that the common people use for their daily transportation of goods and for travel, fishing or for pleasure.

Not only the sea, but the rivers and the backwaters are teeming with these boats and vessels and here is a presentation of boats, small and large, round and conical, colored and sometimes drab and black. Some with boatmen and some without
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A fishing trawler sets sail for the sea
A fibreglass fishing vessel comes in to dry dock
A small racing boat made of Wood in Cochin in Kerala
A medium high rise racing boat made of wood passing through Cochin in Kerala
These are large racing boats with almost 100 rowers keeping time at Alleppey in Kerala for the Nehru Boat Race

Four small fishing boats with some medium sized fishing trawlers in teh background in Willingdon Island in Kerala

A Catamaran without side rails used by divers for collecting mussels from the turbulent sea off Kovalam in Kerala
A Catamaran without side rails used by divers for collecting mussels from the turbulent sea off Kovalam in Kerala - The diver is midway into the water.
A Catamaran without side rails used by divers for collecting mussels from the turbulent sea off Kovalam in Kerala - The diver is gone and he will be back in a few minutes
A small general purpose fibreglass boat in a river in the Thatttekad Bird Sanctuart in Kerala
A small wooden boat and two fishermen gather golden dust in Cochin in Kerala
Coracles are round flat bottom boats used for fishing and transportation in Karnataka but have now appeared in the vast backwaters of Kerala
A small racing boat with the rowers feet tied down as they strain to reach the winning post
This is onboard a houseboat in the backwaters of Kerala. These are stately large luxurious boats which were used earlier for transportation of rice etc
Another view from behind the Captain as he sounds his way on a stormy evening in the backwaters of Kerala
This is how the Kettuvallam - the houseboat is to look at from the interior
A racing boat looms up at the finishing point of the Nehru Boat Race
A small ferry on the backwaters of Kerala
A big masted Arabian dhow in the background while a team of women rowers race across the water