Pictured above are four Nikumi Baidarka’s, one Sea Bee, and one Sea Ranger built in a class sponsored by the Yonkers Paddling and Rowing Club (YPRC) and taught by Jack Gilman in Yonkers, New York. Below is a two part video by Duncan Raymond of the Nikumi Baidarka’s and a paddle being built at the YPRC last winter.
Made by Hand, Baidarka’s on the Hudson ( Part 1 of 2)
Made by Hand, Baidarka’s on the Hudson ( Part 2 of 2)
Dave, from Bellingham, Washington displays his Sea Tour 15-R folder. Build time was less than three weeks spread over a 1.5 year period.
Dave’s Sea Tour 15-R uses an aft deck zipper with velcroed flap for skin removal.
Oleg, a Russian now living in La Plata, Argentina paddles his Sea Tour 15 folder. He reports that the design is very stable, and it cost $210.00US to build.
More pics Of Oleg’s Sea Tour 15
Oliver, from Salzburg, Austria paddles his Sea Tour 17 folding kayak on Wolfgangsee lake.
Prasad, from Auckland, New Zealand dislays his Sea Tour 15-R ( stretched to 16 feet).