Model: Length: Hull Weight: Beam: Max Payload: Cockpit Size: Paddler Weight: Knee Height: Max. Men's Shoe Size:
Shearwater 17 Hybrid 17' 0" 44 lbs. 22 in. 270 lbs. 31" x 16-3/8" 150 - 220 lbs. 10" 12.50
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Shearwater 17 Hybrid Configurations:
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Standard Configurations:
Complete Kit
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$1275
$1160
Alternative Configurations:

Wood Parts Only Kit
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$915

Wood Parts Only Kit w/o Cedar Strips
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$653

Plans & Manual Only
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$99

Manual Only
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$15
Additional Components:

Invisible Hatch Hold-Down Kit
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$24.95
Materials List for Plans Builders:
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Build this boat if:

  • You want the looks of a cedar-stripped kayak without the construction difficulty
  • You weigh less than 220lbs and your shoe size is 12 or less
  • You want a sporty, West Greenland-style kayak
  • You prefer advanced handling qualities in all conditions, including waves
  • You want a closer-fitting cockpit (like a bucket seat in a sports car)

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