Innovated by Inuit hunters, perfected by GEARLAB.


Kayaks today originated from Inuit aboriginals over a thousand years ago in present day Greenland. The kayak, invented by Inuit hunters to forage animals in the rough Northen Sea. The tool that they use to propel the kayaks is called Pautik, also known today as the Greenland Paddle.

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