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Build a better kayak than you can buy

On choosing, building and using canoes, kayaks, paddles and small boats

Choosing is about dimensions, characteristics, performance, equipment and other things that influences the choice of a kayak or canoe to buy or build.

Building is information on the building method, a complete online building manual for kayaks canoes and paddles, and facts on materials.

Paddling contains advice on paddling techniques, safety in kayaks and canoes, as well as online classes on navigation, meteorology, touring and maritime common sense.

Reading is articles on the history and geography of kayaks, canoes and paddles, a commented list of related books, links etc.

The latest news and launching reports

A Sea Racer in Budapest

Havsracer i Budapest – Mohos Imre

Just over a year ago, Imre Mohos in Budapest ordered the Sea Racer plans, and here is the result: a light and well-built and outfitted kayak – but of course, I hope the hours is an ironic kayak builders joke ;-)

" Hi Björn,

After about 10000 working hours my boat is finished. Unfortunately a little overweight, 14.4 kg, but as a first attempt, it is acceptable. Today I paddled for the first time MY Sea Racer, it runs very nicely.

Thank you.

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Nya kina-kajaker

I höstas var jag i Kina och testpaddlade den första plastkajaken i en ny serie, ritad för kinesiska Liker Kayaks. Nu, några mån… Read full post

The Finnmen

"The Finnmen" var lite smått mytiska figurer som dök upp i små skinnklädda båtar vid öarna norr om Skottland vid flera tillfäll… Read full post

Trevlig och bra väderapp

Sjöräddningssällskapets förträffliga och kostnadsfria väderapp finns för iphone, ipad, android och går att länka in på en webbs… Read full post

Floating Kayak Center

Vejle Kayak Club in Denmark has the most spectacular club house – a floating wooden sculpture with sundecks, barbeque area, out… Read full post

More news and launchings…


  1. A Sea Racer in Budapest
  2. Nya kina-kajaker
  3. Black Pearl – Heike and Christian Fischer
  4. Ny dansk Kanoyawl på väg till vattnet – Povl Eskild Petersen
  5. Njord – Gustav Mauritzson
  6. Kavat och Njord – Kristoffer Andersson
  7. Kavat – Jan-Erik Lundkvist
  8. Frej-provardag Frej i Kastrups hamn
  9. Njord – Carl-Johan Andersson
  10. Njord – Robert Park

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