2012 “Mustang Sally” Wahoo FSK – MA

Posted By Dan Caouette

2012 "Mustang Sally" Wahoo FSK - Approval Drawing
2012 “Mustang Sally” Wahoo FSK – Approval Drawing


“Mustang Sally” Wahoo Fast Sea Kayak built during the Spring of 2012 for LISA in Massachusetts. It has a white cedar core with a Performance fiberglass layup. The exterior is painted in Ford Race Red and Ebony with a bright interior.  with a carbon fiber Nelo Ultra Low III C K1 race seat. Built exclusively with Entropy Resin Super Sap CLR bio-based epoxy.

JDW decalThe Wahoo (aka LComp) was designed by John Winters, a world renown canoe and kayak designer as a open water competition sea kayak targeted for smaller paddlers. It is 18′ long x 20″ wide.  The design is owned by Lisa Huntington and Jim Budi.

– Painted with DuPont automotive refinishing system in Ford Race Red and Ebony
Performance fiberglass lay up: Dual layers of 3.2oz tight weave S-glass.
– Hatches are wooden lids with internal bungees and tethers.
– Coaming: Solid carbon fiber (twill weave), 30″ x 16″ (76 x 40.6 cm) competition size.
– Outfitting: Recessed carbon fiber deck fittings with 1/4″ bungee and 3/16″ polyester perimeter line.
– Seat: Nelo carbon fiber Ultra Low IIIC K1
– Steering: Stellar Kayaks Surf Ski foot brace and SmartTrack Race rudder.
– Delivery: May 2012


Design = John Winters “Wahoo”
Length (Overall) = 18′-0” (549.0 cm)
Beam (Overall) = 20.1″ (80.5 cm)
Displacement = 200 lbs (90.9 kg)
Prismatic Coef = 0.59
Finished Weight = 35.0 lb (15.9 kg)

Completion Photos:

Construction Photos:

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2012 Mustang Sally Wahoo FSK - Construction
Stripping the deck.

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