Ivar paddeling


Pictures of kayaks built on courses

The picture above shows Ivar Finneid, who is an architect, living in Bergen. He has attended several kayak building courses. Here he is out paddling his latest craft, an East Greenland kayak.

Claudio Rufa from Italy built this beautiful baidarka in Vestfossen, summer 2009. Here he is home in the Mediterrean Sea.

Vitek Jindrle from Tjekkia built this beautiful craft at a course with Kajakkspesialisten.

Ruth Kuhn lives in Northeast Greenland, and built the kayak at a course in Vestfossen. Here she's at home among polar bears and icebergs!

Øystein Nøtsund and his cohabitant Ahn Loan Li each built their own kayak at a course.
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Remi Nyheim from Vesterålen built this splendidly decorated kayak at a course.

Øyvin Sæther and Audun Sødal celebrate 17. mai (Constitution Day) in homemade kayaks in Trondheim.

Erik Thoresen and Sigurd Henrichsen from Fredriksstad on a maiden voyage.

Anne Berit Heide from Brønnøysund on a maiden voyage with a kayak built on a course.
Hjörtur i kajakken

For Asle Håvard Miklegård from Sortland the dark hours are no obstacle to paddling!

John Grooves from Canada built a kayak at a course, and later brought it home to Ontario.

Reidar Stølen sent this picture from an airy paddling experience.

Pekka and Pirkko from Finland sent this beautiful picture of the kayaks they built at the course.

Reidar Bertelsen is an archeologist, living in Tromsø. In 2002, he attended a kayak building course in Southern Norway, and built a Greenland kayak. Here he is, well home in Tromsø.
Reidar in his kayak

Kyrre and John built each their own Greenland kayak, on a course in Sogndal in 2002. They just had to celebrate when the kayaks were all finished....
But they didn't paddle after having this beer!

Hjörtur Gardasson is a smith from Iceland. He built the West Greenland kayak in the photo on a course at Vestfossen, summer of 2006. Here he is paddling at the harbour of Copenhagen.
Hjörtur in his kayak

Dag Hartmann is an archeologist, living in Vålådalen in Sweden. He built this beautiful baidarka on a course held by kajakkspesialisten in Sweden, 2005.
Dags kayak

Courses 2016!

The course calendar has been updated. Check out this year's kayak building classes:here

Finally!

A video clip from summer of 2011's great baidarka adventure:here

Baidarka building

A video from a kayak building class this winter:here

New pages!

New, and well illustrated presentation of our beautiful new paddle types! More.

New movie clips!

Kayak building, rolling, paddling and more!Kayak building, Paddling and Old movie clips.

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