Wahoo FSK (Fast Sea Kayak) built during the Winter of 2012/2013 for Tim in New Hampshire. It has a western red and northern white cedar core with a Performance fiberglass layup. The hull exterior is finished with a low-drag black silicone-epoxy paint with a bright deck exterior and interior. Nelo seat and steering components. Built exclusively with Entropy Resin Super Sap CLR bio-based epoxy. Seen plying the waters of southern NH and at races in New England.
The 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.
– Performance fiberglass lay up: Dual layers of 3.2oz tight weave S-glass.
– No hatches, bulkheads or decklines.
– Coaming: Solid carbon fiber (twill weave), 33″ x 16″ (76 x 40.6 cm) competition size.
|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 =||31.0 lb (14.1 kg)|
|Bare Weight =||28.0 lb (12.7 kg)|
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