''Paddles by Gail.E.Ferris/GUM/TDY/HHM''
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My own paddle is just a copy of Gerald's nice two-piece Aleut paddle, far away from his craftmanship. Its only definite advantage is its length: because it fits into the kayak bag I can have the luxury of a single-piece paddle. Something to consider. Because it feels so fragile I always carry Gerald's paddle on deck, assembled when that feels desirable. On the other hand, because of its shortness the storm paddle never seems to have received any decent stress. I use it like a low gear on a bicycle. Love the weight anyway.

Paddles (Gail.E.Ferris/TDY/GUM/HHM)

Gail Ferris' paddle drawings are barely visible in thumbnails, but worth looking at in fullsize!

Paddle Drawings by Gail Ferris:

Curved Bone Up

Ilulissat 1 bone edge

Ilulissat 2 bone edges

Kitdit Vestejland

Lars Jensen

Nathanial Jensen

Neils Moller

Odense Upv 97

Weathered Upv 97

Contributors to this page: Thomas Yost (TDY), Patrick Poirier (PPR), Gerald Maroske (GUM) and Hendrik Maroske (HHM)