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  East Arctic (Ivuyivik, Quebec) Kayak
David W. Zimmerly Collection, DWZ N/N
Photo by Helga Zimmerly.
  • Length - 22'                        
  • Beam - 28.5"
  • Depth to Sheer - 10.0"
  • Weight - 61.0 lbs.

  • Nanook of The North  by Robert Flaherty - an East Arctic kayak.
    East Arctic Photos
         1. Ontario Science Center
         2. #10, PMHU
         3. CMC 77/22/1
    East Arctic Inuit Prints
  • This East Arctic kayak is one of my favorites (see East Arctic reproduction )

    Complete manuscript, East Arctic Kayak: Building a Reconstruction, by David W. Zimmerly in PDF format (5.1mb).

    This is NOT the East Arctic Kayak in Sea Kayaker 18

    To purchase the complete 55-page manuscript, with over 100 photographs, by PDF format, send $10 US by PayPal (click the Buy Now below) or check, and we will send you the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) for the  download of the PDF file.

    Send check to: David Zimmerly, 344 Lakewood Rd., Perth, ON K7H 3C5 Canada

    Or see the article, Sea Kayaker 18-4.  

    Workshop size will determine your choice of style, but given enough space, the 22 East Arctic kayak is a straightforward construction project.  The end product is stable, easy to paddle and good to look at.  Detailed, fully illustrated instructions for building this kayak are available from this site: Sea Kayaker 18-4 or East Arctic Kayak: Building a Reconstruction.

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