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Outfitting components from Kajak-Sport now available!!

Posted By Dan Caouette

We are proud to announce that we are an authorized Kajak-Sport retailer!  We choose to stock KS products as their hardware is of the best quality and the company is a world leader in kayaking innovation.
Today [Kajak-Sport’s] components are highly

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Featured Kayaks Projects

Spray HPK – Hatches and Bulkheads

Posted By Dan Caouette

With the bare hull and deck constructed it was time to switch gears and start working on components that are attached to the interior of the kayak.  Spefically hatches, fittings for deck lines, bulkheads, steering components and the cockpit coaming. 

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Featured Kayaks Projects

Spray HPK – Deck Construction

Posted By Dan Caouette

If I was building a canoe, I’d be thinking about outfitting now.  It is a kayak so time to build the deck.  The same basic steps used to build the hull are used: strip, sand and fiberglass the exterior, flip, sand

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Featured Kayaks Projects

Spray HPK – Hull Construction

Posted By Dan Caouette

With the forms cut out it was time to start the real construction of Zack’s Spray HPK.  What follows is mostly standard kayak building stuff.
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The forms were attached to the strongback per the drawings.  Sixteen

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Featured Kayaks Projects Updates

New Project – Spray HPK (High Performance Kayak)

Posted By Dan Caouette

Our latest project looks similar to a lot of the previous ones: a long, narrow racing kayak.  And it is.  It just started life a little differently.  As a surf ski…
This winter I was approached by Zack in Tennessee to

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Shrike series added to Catalog of Designs

Posted By Dan Caouette

Recently Christopher and Nick Crowhurst recently launched a new endeavor called CNC Kayaks.  The goal was an inexpensive and easy to build plywood kayak.  The result was the Shrike.  It’s based on a historical specimen from the Disco Bay area of

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Featured Kayaks Projects

Launching: “Mustang Sally” Wahoo Fast Sea Kayak, Massachusetts

Posted By Dan Caouette

2012 “Mustang Sally” Wahoo Fast Sea Kayak

Built for LISA in Massachusetts. The Whoo was designed by John Winters, a world renown canoe and kayak designer as a open water competition sea kayak targeted for smaller paddlers.

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Featured Kayaks Projects

Launching: “Vinaccia” Black Pearl, Ontario

Posted By Dan Caouette

Another Black Pearl is leaving the shop this weekend!  AND, it’s an international order to boot.   Over the summer I was commissioned to build it by a customer from Ottawa, Ontario.   I finished work on it this weekend.  He’s driving

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