* This belongs
to the collection of David & Helga Zimmerly.
Arctic Kayaks is a resource center.
The site includes a
description of kayak types, kayak construction, a database of kayaks, an
annotated bibliography of Arctic Kayaks and books for sale. The database is a world
inventory of over 270 aboriginal kayaks. It welcomes input on additional
kayaks found in museums, private collections, or the literatur e.
Brian Barker illustration
The skin kayak's gentle flex responds
dynamically to changing sea conditions. Its superior performance in these
forces of nature is legendary. (A K2 is part of our fleet [DWZ]) .
folding kayaks are built in classic skin on wood frame construction by Pouch
Boats in the city of Pouch,
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This page is an " unofficial"
guide to QAANNAT KATTUFFIAT, the Greenland Kayaking Association. It was
created by paddlers outside of Greenland with input and approval from club
This web site features
photographs of a large and diverse collection of Inuit and Aleut kayak
replicas that Harvey Golden has built over the last four years. This
collection includes many rare forms of traditional kayaks that are often
overlooked. The replicas are full-size usable boats.
The replica of the "Straits of St. David"
at Kangitugaapik (Clyde River), Nunavut.
Sea Kayaking in the Okanagan Valley
Southwest Greenland style Kayak using
instructions from a Sea Kayaker
article by Christopher Cunningham.
This Kayak is 19" wide, 18' long and is about
8 1/2" in depth at the cockpit. Gunwales and deck beams are spruce and the
ribs are red Oak.
Southwest Greenland style Kayak made by Phil Soichuk
Living Traditions: Museums Honour the North American
Virtual Museum Canada has a short
history of kayak races in Canada plus references.
Archival photograph of a kayak race, Port Burwell, Hudson Strait.
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16 Oct 2010
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