The Strip-Built Sea Kayak
Strip building is the most flexible, forgiving, and attractive way to build a small wood boat. Professional sea kayak builder Nick Schade presents complete plans and measurements for three kayaks:
Great Auk, a fast, stable, comfortable single for beginners
Guillemot, a beautiful, high-performance single for intermediate and skilled paddlers
Guillemot Double, a spacious kayak for two
Here’s all the information you’ll need to build a sturdy, elegant sea kayak, from setting up shop to making a paddle.