Building Strip-Planked Boats

Building Strip-Planked Boats

By Nick Schade.  280 pages, 2009. Tens of thousands of hobbyists and professionals have turned out rugged, beautiful wooden kayaks with Nick Schade's classic guide, The Strip-Built Sea Kayak.  In his newest book, Nick shows you how to...

$24.95

Reeds Knot Handbook

Reeds Knot Handbook

A Pocket Guide to Knots, Hitches and Bends. 128 pages, by the felicitously named Jim Whippy.  Includes clear instructions and step-by-step illustrations for all of the knots you need for a lifetime of rigging Chesapeake Light Craft...

$9.95

CLC Wooden Oar Plans

CLC Wooden Oar Plans

Oarmaking is really something of a woodcarving exercise, and thus falls closer to the category of artwork rather than carpentry.  But we all need oars for our small boats, and at CLC we have resolved to make it possible for the average...

from $29.95

Greenland Paddles - Step by Step

Greenland Paddles - Step by Step

By Brian Nystrom. 47 pages. In the foreword to this new book, Brian Nystrom writes, "Whether you regard the Greenland Paddle as functional art or merely as a tool, one cannot help but be struck by its simple elegance." Greenland paddles are...

$19.95

The Strip-Built Sea Kayak

The Strip-Built Sea Kayak

By Nick Schade. 202 pages, 1998. "Strip-building" - assembling a pile of thin wood strips into a functional hull - has been a popular canoe-building method for many years. Now boatbuilder Nick Schade, an engineer by training and a self-professed...

$19.95

Knots - Splices - Line Handling - Captain's Quick Guides

Knots - Splices - Line Handling - Captain's Quick Guides

On the water, when questions arise, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. The Captain's QuickGuides provide all the answers--fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, each laminated QuickGuide presents 14...

$9.95

Racing to the Yukon

Racing to the Yukon

A Lifetime of Adventure racing from the Everglades to the Amazon to the World's Longest Canoe Race In 2000, when Rob Price decided to return to competetive canoe racing after turning 40 years old, he had no ides of the exciting adventures and...

$19.95