This is a Stitch and Glue
kayak of my own design. It is based on my strip
built designs. It is similar in performance to my Guillemot
Coastal and my Guillemot.
I designed this boat because some people are intimidated by the
strip-building process. While this boat is easier to build than
a stripper, in my opinion it doesn't make as nice a boat. If you
want to form your own opinion, the plans
for this boat are available to download. After you build
this, try building one of my strippers.
I tried to keep a journal as I built the prototype. George McQuade kept a journal as he built the boat below.
Eric Silverburg built a pair. He scaled down the one he made for his wife by 10%.
Jim Mailer modified
the plans a little when he built
Here is the completed
canvas version next
to the plywood version Julio made.
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