Nikumi’s by Yonkers Paddling & Rowing Club (US)


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)

Sea Bee 13 by Jack Gilman (US)


Jack paddles his new Sea Bee on the Hudson River near Yonkers, New York.

Kids Kayak by Dave Gentry (US)


Dave, from Boulder, Colorado has completed a kids kayak based on a traditional Disco Bay design and a Sea Flea. The boat is 10′ X 18″ and weighs 14 lbs. The frame is lashed and glued cedar with a polyester skin coated with rustoleum paint. The coaming is bent ash. It took 4 days, part time, to construct the frame, and about 2 full days to skin and paint it. Total cost was about $63, most of that being the skin and paint.

Sea Raider LC by Shane Jones (US)


Shane recently completed a Sea Raider LC, 17.5′ by 20.25″ approx 40 pounds, covered with 18 oz vinyl coated polyester.