More notes on building a stitch and glue Kayak.

Here are some additional notes and comments, now that I finished building my kayak.

Dimensions and finished weight:
17'6" loa, 23" beam, 44 pounds (with bulkheads, and probably too much epoxy)

Date of first launch:
July 4, 1999

Typical paddling conditions:
Puget Sound, flat water, ferry and other power boat of all sizes) wakes, tidal currents, mud flats and deep water channels. Also some fresh water lakes.

My comments on the boat's performance:

My comments on building the boat: Other useful sites include: More notes on building a kayak 

last updated 7/8/1999

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