Kayak Way Skin Boat Publishers - Books, Plans and Videos
P.O. Box 451
Eastsound WA. 98245
"kyak @ rockisland dot com"
(opens exterior links)
North House Folk School- Grand Marais, Minnesota
- The Eyak Umiak
project - click image
Kodiak Kayak Frame - - - - - - - - - - - - - Palaaq- Logging to Launch in 50 seconds!
more videos from this project at our YouTube channel
Harvey Golden on & in the Columbia River(YouTube)
Nunivak Kayaks - video
Walrose&Hyde Kayak & Skin Boat publishing - (contrary to rumors, Umiak is still in print, but they're going fast!)
"I love your books (got them both) and the
I have been working (mostly planning thus far) off of your Sumiak plan set too. These are great resources." DP, boat builder and SOF enthusiast from Alaska
Kayak Design DVD -- Stills --TOC--- Order page
Wood & Canvas Canoes: worth a look!
Summer Camp on Nunivak Island-
........................................Kayak Frame, 2004, Nash
Harbor, Nunivak Is., Bering Sea in Background
a Bering Sea replicant circumnavigates obstruction
photo: michael elder
Kayak WayKayak Way is a small Orcas Island boat shop with an International reputation.
...Work with several Alaskan villages on historic research, education, re-introduction and preservation of kayak traditions.
...Ceaseless advocacy for skin-on-frame as a viable modern boat building method.
...Design and build a wide range of custom boats of all types, canoes, kayaks and smallcraft.
...We produce Museum-grade frames for architectural and decorative use -home or business,
...I'm taking a sabbatical from teaching. Master
are on hold for the time being.
... perform on-going research/design /publication of skin boat plans.
... active publisher on skin boat subjects(Walrose & Hyde)
Skin Boat Books from Walrose & Hyde
Umiak An Illostrated Guide
no-so New Stuff
Rabbit's Last Trip
An article on atlatls
Leonard's kayak links
Martin is an expedition and surf kayaker extraordinaire
who also has a solid background in telecommunications
and technology training. He's also gotten more Alaskan Eskimo kids
out in kayaks than anyone else I know about.
more Qayaq Building in Alaska adventures
August - I finally made it back to Chevak! - October 2002
The Sod Houses
(I am just starting to post stuff from this trip as of 1/14)
fragments from the cutting room floor
virtual kayaking scenes
A Sewing page
Boat Photos- 16' Umiak/Dory
13' Racing Dinghy
Report on Qayaq building/revival in Alaska -Nunivak's Web Page
Check out our umiak Section - instant pix
Its Here! - Umiak Book
Photo Gallery..or... Paddler's life on Orcas
Umiaks & Skin Boats
King Island Bird-hunt
The frame for "Feather", a recent 15' 8" Aleutian style single. ( Plans available)
Boat pictures or ...Detail Gallery
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POB 451 98245, Eastsound WA.
360 -376 - 4754