Jeep-Sea bamboo boat set to sail

A modern bamboo boat built with indigenous, renewable materials will soon be launched in the paradise island of Boracay.

“Dubbed as the “Jeep-Sea”, the bamboo boat is a low cost, maneuverable, extremely buoyant watercraft, a new version of the Philippine “Bangka.”

Officials from WinAce Holdings and Technostrat, the developers of the seacraft said it can be configured for many sea-borne applications, including recreation, water-taxis and commercial transport of goods.

The new seacraft merges sound, modern watercraft design principles and the natural buoyancy of the Philippine Bamboo.

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