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Copper Eskimo Kayak

The Copper Eskimo kayak was used by a band of Eskimos living in the Coronation Gulf area of the Arctic coast several hundred miles east of the Alaskan border.
A description of it Copper Eskimo Kayak (PDF) from Sea Kayaker magazine, Summer 1985.

With a length of 7.09 metres and a beam of 39.6 cm, certainly a long skinny thing. Weight, 20 kg.

David Zimmerly took the lines off a National Museum of Man, Ottawa, Canada collection kayak in 1982.

KASK's aims are to:

1. Promote and encourage the sport of sea kayaking
2. Promote safety standards
3. Develop techniques and equipment
4. Deal with issues of coastal access and protection
5. Organise sea kayak forums around the country
6. Publish the Sea Canoeist Newsletter and the KASK Handbook