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Small solo kayaks suitable for sheltered water, ponds, calm rivers and lakes.

Making Petrel Play: Cutting Strips and Setting up Forms - Episode 2

Video 2 in a series documenting my build of the Petrel Play. In this episode I cut the strips and set up the forms.

Making Petrel Play: Introduction - Episode 1

This is the introduction to my series of videos documenting my building of a strip built Petrel Play. In this episode I describe the design, how I came up with it and what makes it special.

New Video Series on Making the Petrel Play

I've just started a new series of videos documenting the Petrel Play build I did last fall. I will be covering the whole process from buying the wood through launching the kayak. I hope to be able to release a new video every week or so. Be sure to subscribe to my Youtube page so you are kept up to date on the latest releases.

Petrel "Play"

Petrel
Hi Performance Recreational Kayak

microBootlegger Sport

microBootlegger Sport
An efficient comfortable cross-over kayak

Pulling Staples, Scraping and Sanding the Petrel Play

What seems like fairly boring tasks, pulling the staples, scraping off the glue, and starting to sand are actually the time your boat makes one of its fastest transitions. I always feel the raw strips, pumped full of staples, looks pretty bad. Just pulling the staples it looks better, and everything you do from now on will make it look better and better.

Time Lapse Video of Building the Stitch and Glue Petrel Class

Over the course of five and a half days this class converts a pile of okoume plywood parts into beautiful kayaks.

Petrel "Play" SG

Petrel
A versatile recreational/play kayak

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