For Sale: January, 2023

Pacific Proa Areté (formerly CIMBA and Pacific Bee) by Russell Brown

Location: Chiloé Island, Chile 42°40'36"S, 73°59'36"W
Contact: Carlos Lonza

"Areté, in its basic sense, means "excellence of any kind". In its earliest appearance in Greek, this notion of excellence was ultimately bound up with the notion of the fulfillment of purpose or function: the act of living up to one's full potential."


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Update, January 19, 2021:

CIMBA Construction Photos

Pacific Bee Photos

JZERRO on video
Pacific Proa Jzerro in Port Townsend - September 2012
Jzerro underballasted and hard on it
Proa Jzerro September, 2011
sailing 17.8 knots on auto-pilot!
720p HD *posted May, 2011
sailing 17.8 knots on auto-pilot! & sailing past lighthouse *posted July, 2008 (not HD)
Jzerro in Port Townsend 2015, at 18 knots (Ryan Finn)

Port Townsend Watercraft, Nesting Dinghies

Other Proa Pages
NOTE: The "Flying Proa" or "Pacific proa" has a small ama to windward,
opposite that of the "Atlantic proa" with heavier hull to windward.