Why take a trip on The Deluxe Boat, when it’s more than 2/3 the cost of The StandardPlus Boat? We often receive inquiries asking about the differences between the two. Apparently the glory of our most exclusive trip hasn’t yet been reflected. That’s on us, and hopefully this post will do it justice.
The great age of sail, which ended in the West in the early twentieth century, never quite ended in Indonesia. The Bugis have continued to build their phinisi on the beaches of Sulawesi and continue to sail the islands to this day. Check out this article by Rick Spilman called “Where the Age of Sail Never Ended – the Bugis Phinisi, an Appreciation” as seen on The Old Salt Blog: