The Gift of the Turtle
The Pere Marquette is know throughout the world and one of the premier trout fishing rivers . This solo boat is perfect negotiating its twists and turns. Paddled like a kayak it is easy to work from and to climb in and out. Throw this boat on the roof or in the back of the truck and you are gone.
Length: 12’, Beam: 24”, Weight: 30 pounds
DetailsThe Gift of the Turtle was inspired by a Native American creation story. This boat was a featured presentation at the 2015 Grand Rapids ArtPrize 7 event. 22 inlaid turtles with Petoskey Stone shells crawl along her waterline. Her bow and stern decks both have inlaid Coco Bolo wood shell like inlays. The gunnels, thwart/backrest and hand carved seat are of Black Walnut.