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Until the early 70’s the famous wooden traditional Maldivian Dhoni (or Doni) was the only way to get around the islands, very slowly, and was mostly used by Maldivian fishermen.

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Traditional fishing Dhoni

The Dhoni is the most ancient known vessel in Maldives. The shape of the Dhoni was probably inspired by a Dhow, a traditional Arab sailing vessel.

Dhoni traditional boats were made of coconut palm wood and were using a lateen (or latin-rig), a triangular sail set on a long yard mounted at an angle on the mast.

Originally wooden sailing vessel, nowadays these boats are motorized and even sometimes built using fiberglass.

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Maldivian Dhoni

The most famous place in Maldives for building Dhonis is in Alifushi in Raa atoll . A Dhoni vessel is usually completed in 2 months. Originally Dhonis were built without plans and young apprentices were trained and learned orally the technique and craft secrets from skilled craftsmen.

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Fedu construction site

The lines of Maldive fishing boats are very sophisticated. They are designed to withstand extreme oceanic conditions. The masdoìni  (Dhoni used for Tuna fishing) has a keel section that is flooded to keep the bait-fish alive. Nowadays , Dhoni are still used for passengers transportation, cargo, fishing and leisure.

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Dhoni used for tours and excursions

Dhonis excursions are a must experience in Maldives, for a peaceful, cheap, relaxing and traditional getaway . You can enjoy all kind of pleasure trip using a Dhoni , here is a list of all excursions available:

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