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I've read the book & now I'd like to build a boat, but I weigh about 225 and I'd like to avoid building a very attractive submarine. With a displacement of 213 I'd expect the Guillemot at 40lb + my 225 + gear would be sitting a bit low in the water. I'm thinking about either a Guillemot Expedition Single or a scaled up Guillemot ( a G FatBoy ).
I think a 6% oversize Guillemot (18' x 22.25") would displace about 254 if I've done the math right.
Has anybody built an oversize Guillemot? Has anybody around 225 paddled either boat? Any other advice?
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