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Estimated Material Requirements

This table give the basic material requirements for building most of my boat designs.

microBootlegger Sport Build Overview Video

Ten months after I started the build, I finally have the final recap video of the microBootlegger Sport build complete. This was a fun build and I still want to make a microBootlegger Sport for myself, but I'm not sure when I will have the time.

Schoodic Retreat Report

Kayaking Schoodic Point

 photos by Carl Tjerendsen

Kayaking Class Gear List and Dressing for Cold Water

Kayaking Class Gear List:

Paddlng safely in ocean water requires you pay attention to water temperature and conditions. You generally want to dress for the water temperature, not the air temperature. You should also plan on carrying other gear that will help protect you or provide a layer of safety while paddling. The gear list provided here is tailored towards summer paddling in Maine. Local conditions where you paddle may dictate variations in this list.

Building the microBootlegger at the WoodenBoat School

Watch the progression from a bundle of wood strips to a completed kayak in 7 minutes. In this week long class students made a beautiful fine strip planked kayak.

Here is the schedule for the week shown in this video:

Scouting the Shores of Schoodic

Gerry and I headed up to Maine last weekend to scout out the locations for the Schoodic Sea Kayak Retreat.

Kayak Forum Issues

UPDATE:

 Resolved: I've upgraded the Kayak Forum to a new system.

I am currently experiencing technical issues with the KayakForum.com Bulletin Board system.

Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport - Build Review

This 11 minute video gives a quick overview of the whole process of building skin on frame micrBootlegger Sport sea kayak. As of the time of this video capture I had not fully tested the kayak yet. My goal after more testing is to release plans and kits.

2018 Plans Catalog

Updated Catalog

Guillemot Kayaks Kits and Plans Catalog - 2018

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