Model: Length: Hull Weight: Beam: Max Payload: Cockpit Size: Paddler Weight: Knee Height: Max. Men's Shoe Size:
High-Capacity Great Auk 18' 0" 54 lbs. 30 in. 600 lbs. 32" x 23" 300 - 400 lbs. 13" 14
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High-Capacity Great Auk Configurations:
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Standard Configurations:
Complete Kit
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Alternative Configurations:

Wood Parts Only Kit
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Forms & Strongback Only Kit
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Forms Only Kit
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Full-Size Plans
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Additional Components:

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Invisible Hatch Hold-Down Kit
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The Strip-Built Sea Kayak
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Materials List for Plans Builders:
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If you are going on a months-long tour up the Inside Passage you might want to carry a lot of supplies. This is the kayak to do it. It has the capacity to carry a large load efficiently. It is stable enough to be rigged with a small sail.

This boat may not be appropriate if you feel you just need a little bit more capacity than normal, it is best suited for situations where you need a total capacity over 350 lbs. and will still perform well with over 600 lbs on board.

If you're a big paddler, you will find this design efficient and comfortable while still able to carry a lot of gear.