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No Tech Magazine: Japanese Tub Boats - http://www.notechmagazine.com/2012/02/japanese-tub-boats.html
"Taraibune (tub boats) were once found along the Echigo coast of the Sea of Japan and on Sado Island. Now they are used only in six small fishing villages on Sado Island. They have survived to the present because of their low cost and durability." ‎- silpol
«Three wise men of Gotham // Went to sea in a bowl; // If the bowl had been stronger, // My story would have been longer.» ‎- 9000