Gord Caruk

 Gord Caruk from Toronto, Canada has built this skin on frame Ulua which weighs in at 33 lbs (15kg).  He normally operates with an electric trolling motor giving him 3 mph for six hours.

He also built this strip planked model of the Ulua at a 1/8 scale.


  1. Beautiful Gord! I have been thinking about building a T2 using George Dyson's skin over
    aluminum frame method. I helped build an Umiak about 25 years ago. I paddled and sailed it all over the San Jaun Island with students from Home Port Learning Center. I love the

  2. What a great canoe. Is there any additional information on this build? I would love to learn more. Mahalo.


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