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Greenland paddle?




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West Greenland paddle

Paddle No. 2, May 2014

owner: Rasmus of Copenhagen, Denmark

owner height: 2m (6'7")

length: 2.44m (96" - 8ft!)

blade width: 95mm

loom length: 500mm

shoulder length: 54mm (2")

loom cross-section: (HxW): 30x40mm

material: Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata)

finish: Danish oil

weight: 1150g (40.5oz)

kayak: Seabird Discovery


East Greenland paddle

Paddle No. 23, April 2015

owner: nuupaddle, UK

owner height: 1.68m (5'6")

length: 2.15m (85")

blade width: 90mm

loom length: 530mm

shoulder length: n/a

loom cross-section: (HxW): 28x38mm

material: Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) with AmericanAsh (Fraxinus americana) edging

finish: Danish oil

weight: 780g (27.5oz)

kayak: Perception Sealion Fastnet, Robson Waikiki