The success of the proven Chesapeake hull shape led quickly to demands for similar tandem and three-person designs. The Chesapeake Double and Triple are high-volume touring boats, with a 700lb payload that belies their surprising speed. Even though these are substantial boats for serious expeditions, they are also comfortable day-trippers for families or couples. Our Chesapeake Double offers the back-country paddler expedition-worthy storage and the speed to cover 35 miles in a day.
Build this boat if:
- You need a large, versatile, multi-paddler kayak for two or three paddlers
- You’d like to carry a pet along with two paddlers
- You need plenty of storage for camping
- You need a support vessel for kayak tours
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