At first glance, Aleut paddles seem (to our modern senses) to be mere sticks, incapable of propelling a kayak through the water, however the sophistication and advantages of the design rapidly becomes apparent with use. The long thin blade serves a dual purpose: More........
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Speciality Skin Boats & Paddles
The Aleut Baidarka has been our most popular build here at the Skin Boat School. We have overseen more than 1200. We feel if built correctly, the Aleut kayak is unmatched in performance and dynamics. Truly the acme of all the arctic kayaks.
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