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Build Your Own Wood Duck 12 Sea Kayak
Location: Long Island School of Wooden Boat Building - Lindenhurst, NY
Dates: Sunday, March 26, 2017 - Saturday, April 1, 2017
NOTE DATE CHANGE!
Instructor: Eric Schade
The Long Island School of Wooden Boat Building is accepting registrations for this class held in Lindenhurst, NY.
All inquiries not about boat technical details to the Long Island School of Wooden Boat Building: 631-991-7222
Tuition & Materials:
Compact, easy-to-launch boats just seem to get used the most. In a tenth of the time it takes to launch a heavy boat on a trailer or drag the big canoe down the lawn, you can slide one of these little kayaks into the water and be on your way. Keep your Wood Duck on top of the car, ready to toss into all the interesting creeks in your county. CLC commissioned Eric to draw and prototype the Wood Duck line to our specifications. Eric had a huge hit with his Shearwater kayak designs, also designed for CLC as fast sea kayaks. And he has another huge hit on his hands with the Wood Duck, a fun, good-looking recreational kayak that anyone from age 8 to age 80 can enjoy on the water.
The deck is cut from "Sapele" mahogany plywood for extra good looks and natural contrast with the Okoume hull and sheer panel. The recreational Wood Duck line offers comfort, stability, and excellent performance in a visually pleasing form.
We regret that it is not possible to build the "Hybrid" versions of the Wood Duck in this class. There's simply not enough time in a week to strip-plank a deck.
Chesapeake Light Craft has been manufacturing stitch-and-glue kayak kits since 1993. CLC’s many designs emphasize easy construction combined with good looks and uncompromised performance. By using the stitch-and-glue method, each student will build a kayak without the complication of frames, molds, or a strongback.