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Beautiful. Ultralight. Durable. Sustainably made right here in Whatcom County.



Hand crafted skin-on-frame Greenland kayaks and baidarkas locally made in Bellingham Washington since 2004.

These are real working boats, made in the traditional manner. As tough as anything else available at half the weight and far more attractive.




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skin-on-frame greenland kayak by dwkayaks bellingham

greenland paddles by dwkayaks bellingham

Frames are constructed of western red cedar and white oak, lashed and pegged together.
 
The skin is bullet-proof nylon impregnated with an incredibly durable, tough and resilient 2 part polyurethane.

There are no metal fasteners whatsoever.

Finished boats weigh +/- 30 pounds.

We currently have several new and used boats available; used from $700, new from $2750. 

Or have a kayak or baidarka custom made to your exact specifications - one optimized for your height, weight and intended use. 

Shop visits welcome!




Custom wood paddles of all types also available: Greenland, Aleutian and Euro.