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Chesapeake Light Craft


A source of high quality small boat kits. They create stitch and glue as well as strip-planked boat kits including kits for kayaks, canoes, sailboats, stand up paddle boards and other small craft.

Build Your Own Petrel or Petrel Play

Sep 28 2015
Oct 3 2015

Meet at the Beach 2015

May 30 2015 10:00 am
May 30 2015 3:00 pm

home made kayaks on the beach in Groton

For more years than I care to remember wooden kayak enthusiasts have met at the beach at Bluff Point State Park in Groton, Connecticut. We will be gathering again this year. Come see what builders have made over the winter. Test paddle kayaks that you are interested in building. Talk to other people who like wooden kayaks.

 

Paddling at Deception Pass

This year after the Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend, Washington with Chesapeake Light Craft, I volunteered to drive the Ford Flex back to Annapolis towing the Outrigger Junior on the trailer, caravaning with Joey Sch

OkoumeFest 2014 - Chesapeake Light Craft

May 16 2014 1:00 pm
May 17 2014 5:00 pm

Come to Annapolis, see the Chesapeake Light Craft shop, watch boatbuilding demonstrations and then try out boats. Okoumefest is held over two days, Friday is in Annapolis at the CLC shop, where there will be a tour of the facility (you can see there CNC machine cut kits), I will do a demonstration of some sort (usually how you shouldn't fiberglass outside in the sun), and others will demonstrate other techniques to build boats in less than favorable conditions. After the demonstrations there will be food. CLC hosts a BBQ.

Canoecopia 2014 - Madison Wisconsin

Mar 7 2014
Mar 9 2014

Petrel Play SG Building Demonstration at CanoecopiaCome watch a boat being built

Canoecopia in Madison, Wisconsin is the biggest paddle sport shows in the country and it is the perfect antidote to the middle-of-the-winter blues.

Build Your Own Petrel SG or Petrel Play SG @ WoodenBoat School

Oct 13 2014 8:00 am
Oct 18 2014 12:00 pm

The Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend, Washington

Sep 6 2013 9:00 am
Sep 8 2013 5:00 pm

The Wooden Boat Festival

I will be attending the Wooden Boat Festival out in Port Townsend, Washington for the first time this year. I'm really looking forward to it. I've heard great things about it. The festival website says:

In-Water Demo In Hopkinton, MA

Aug 4 2013 11:00 am

Try Out Boats

Join us and Cheseapeake Light Craft for an in-water demo at Hopkinton State Park in Hopkinton, MA.

In-Water Demo at Yonkers Paddling & Rowing Club

Aug 3 2013 11:00 am

Try Out Boats

Join us and Cheseapeake Light Craft for an in-water demo hosted by Yonkers Paddling and Rowing Club in conjunction with Beczak Environmental Education Center.