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.

Why did I choose a Greenland paddle?

- Velasquez's logbooks

How many times have you wondered what kind of paddle is best for you. I began asking myself this question from the start, while for some of my kayaking friends this never seemed to be an issue ...Read All >

Fall in love with my new kayaking tool - GEARLAB Akiak.

- David Haynes

I consider the gear that one uses to be a very personal thing. You build memories of each trip and associate them with each piece of gear. I was paddling that kayak, with that paddling jacket, in ...Read All >

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