Sailors sought for Tonga outer islands trimaran

Faingata'a hono feinga ke ma'u ha kau kauvaka totonu ki hono 'ulifohe e vakafōtolu ma'a Niua kuo 'iloa ko e 'Utuma'atu. Ko vakafoki 'eni ia ne tufunga'i ke 'i ai 'a hono mīsini pea toe 'i ai mo hono lā pea 'oku mahino 'eni 'oku 'ikai kei ma'u 'a e kautaukei ia ki he folau vakalaa' he 'aho' ni 'i Tonga.

This story by RNZ.co.nz is republished with permission A wind-powered trimaran, built to service Tonga’s outer islands and commissioned by King Tupou VI in 2017, is struggling to find suitable crew. The 50 foot vessel, ‘Utuma’atu, has been out of operation a number of times since its launch after being damaged by Cyclone Gita in…


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