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.
An amazingly well-built Spray was launched earlier this year in Detroit, Michigan. Built by Dan Caouette for Jim in Detroit, it was shorter and wider and very light: just 13,2 kg!
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Det har varit en hektisk sommar i alla avseenden. Jag har inte hunnit skriva om alla träffar jag varit på, så det får bli en sa… Read full post
"Hej Björn, Nu är Freja sjösatt! För två år sedan byggde jag min första kajak – en Frej, och det gav mersmak. Modellen är så fa… Read full post
"Hei! I helgen ble det prøvetur med den nye Najaden. Det er en traust, stabil og rask kajakk. Jeg har montert et Smarttrack ror… Read full post
"Hi there Björn! Now finally my new Njord is ready. Here are some pics. Weight with all rigging included (bunjy cord etc.) is 1… Read full post
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