Give the Gift of Boatbuilding!

CLC Gift Cards

A perfect gift for the boatbuilder in your family! Don't worry about picking the perfect boat design, plans, tools, accessories, or boatbuilding supplies. Just select an amount in the pull-down window for a gift certificate that's guaranteed to satisfy.

Pennant

Pennant

Pennants, or streamers, have an ancient history in sailing vessels.  600-year-old paintings of sailing ships show them. They were indispensable to warships during the Age of Sail, as they identified the vessel and the captain aboard. ...

$22.46

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates

The Gift of Boatbuilding A perfect gift for the boatbuilder in your family! Don't worry about picking the perfect boat design, plans, tools, accessories, or boatbuilding supplies. Just select an amount in the pull-down window for a gift...

from $25.00

Stainless Bottle Opener

Stainless Bottle Opener

A handy bottle opener from Sea Dog. Mount on a transom or any other flat surface in your boat!Specifications: Material: Investment Cast 316 Stainless Mounting Holes: 2-3/8" on center (dimension "A" in drawing) Fasteners: (2) #6 FH Stainless...

$17.96

CLC Simple Model Dory Kit for Beginners

CLC Simple Model Dory Kit for Beginners

This 24" x 7" Banks-Style Simple Model Dory Kit is perfect for introducing beginners, including kids, to stitch-and-glue boatbuilding.  Just like our larger boat kits, parts are CNC-cut from 3mm plywood, stitched together with copper wire,...

from $18.00

Northeaster Dory Tee

Northeaster Dory Tee

Once upon a time, before refrigeration, the humble dory fisherman fed the world.  Dispatched from schooners, Gloucestermen in dories reeled in easy-to-catch, easy-to-dry cod.  Now, we build dories for fun.  And we wear them as nifty...

from $13.59

Your Brain on Boat Building Tee

Your Brain on Boat Building Tee

You're a boatbuilder now, which makes you a little different.  Show the world what goes through the mind of a wooden boatbuilder with this handy T-shirt, which is based upon decades of study by Chesapeake Light Craft boatbuilders. We have...

from $15.19

CLC Cap

CLC Cap

Sartorial splendor. The cutting edge of fashion and comfort. CLC Paddler logo on the front. Check out our new colors; Light Blue, Navy, Khaki, Charcoal Digital Camo, Dark Gray and Burgundy.         

from $15.99

Build Your Own Boat - Small Craft Tee

Build Your Own Boat - Small Craft Tee

CLC's New Build Your Own Boat - Smallcraft T-Shirts are here.  And, in a 50/50 blend of polyester and cotton!  The fabric and ink are first-rate.  Silhouettes of popular sailing and rowing craft are visable on the back of the...

from $13.49

Waterproof & Breathable Beanie Hat

Waterproof & Breathable Beanie Hat

A warm, waterproof and breathable beanie hat designed to keep you warm and dry in wet, cold environments.  Perfect for all types of outdoor sports & recreation as well as work settings.    The Beanie features a 100% acrylic...

from $26.99

Skerry 3D Tee

Skerry 3D Tee

Heavyweight, 100% cotton, short sleeve t-shirts, featuring line drawings of our Skerry Daysailer.  2D lines on the front, with a large 3D rendering on the back.  Shirt is navy blue with white lines.

from $15.19

Retro CLC Paddler Logo Tee

Retro CLC Paddler Logo Tee

We're turning back the clock with our Retro CLC Paddler Logo Tee! These Softstyle Gildan shirts in Heathered Navy (60% cotton/40% poly) contain our retro paddler logo, screen printed in Orange and White ink.  Note: Printing is on the front only

from $15.99

Wherries 3D Tee

Wherries 3D Tee

100% cotton, heavyweight short sleeve tees, featuring line drawings of CLC's three wherries: the Annapolis Wherry, Annapolis Wherry Tandem, and Expedition Wherry. 2D lines on the front and large 3D renderings on the back. Shirt is garnet with...

from $15.19

Kraken Pirate Ship Print or Notecards

Kraken Pirate Ship Print or Notecards

The kraken is a legendary sea monster of gigantic size from Scandinavian folklore. According to Norse sagas, the kraken dwells off the coasts of Norway and Greenland and terrorizes nearby sailors. We couldn't resist this print by Annapolis artist...

from $13.50

Kaholo Stand-up Paddleboards Tee

Kaholo Stand-up Paddleboards Tee

A new Kaholo Stand-up Paddlerboard tee, featuring our Kaholo logo art in Yellow ink, on a solid Smoke Grey tee. (printing is only on the front)

from $15.99

CLC Block Logo Longsleeve Tee

CLC Block Logo Longsleeve Tee

This is a white long sleeve tee, featuring our current block logo in red and white inks. The CLC tagline is located on the front, centered across the chest, while the back has the block logo, centered across the shoulders.

from $23.19

Maryland Flag Paddler Tee

Maryland Flag Paddler Tee

Introducing our new Maryland flag paddler tee. This shirt flaunts Chesapeake Light Craft's Annapolis, Maryland heritage on a vintage gray shirt. (image only on the front) 

from $15.99

CLC Paddler Logo Tree Ornament

CLC Paddler Logo Tree Ornament

Bring an element of Chesapeake Light Craft into your home this holiday season with our Okoume plywood ornament! To add a personal touch, these ornaments are first laser-cut from 3mm Okoume, then hand-stamped with your choice of CLC logos by one of...

from $10.80

Wherry Hull Drawing Longsleeve Tee

Wherry Hull Drawing Longsleeve Tee

A long sleeve shirt, just in time for cooler Fall months! These Ash colored tees feature a line drawing of the Annapolis Wherry hull, and Chesapeake Light Craft logotype, in Crimson in. Front: 4" drawing & CLC logotype, on the left chestBack:...

from $23.19

CLC Logo Coffee Mug

CLC Logo Coffee Mug

These mugs will evoke a cozy feeling when you start your day with a cup of joe or celebrate the completion of your boat build. Made of vitrified china with your choice of CLC Logo on one side this will likely become your go-to mug at home, office,...

from $11.99

Passagemaker Dinghy 3D Tee

Passagemaker Dinghy 3D Tee

Lightweight, 90% ring spun cotton, 10% polyester, short sleeve tee, featuring line drawings of our Passagemaker Dinghy.  2D lines on the front and a large 3D rendering on the back.  In a light heather gray with navy blue lines.

from $15.19

Retractable Hobby Knife Set

Retractable Hobby Knife Set

This knife is made from durable high-impact polycarbonate plastic. A retracting feature makes it more suitable for one-handed operation and safer to carry. Ships with one No.11 blade in the handle and five additional No.11 hobby blades in plastic...

$8.10

Curved Point Tweezers

Curved Point Tweezers

4-1/2" long curved point tweezers with fine tips. Handy for tight work on delicate scale model kits.

$6.21

Flat Nose Precision Pliers

Flat Nose Precision Pliers

These Flat Nose Precision Pliers feature box joint construction, precision alignment, and a spring opening. 4-5/8" long.

$9.54

Razor Saw Set - 4 in 1

Razor Saw Set - 4 in 1

4-in-1 general purpose set with 4 removable blades. Comes with deluxe handle. The 4 included blades are: 32TPI thin kerf, 5-1/2" long 52TPI ultra thin kerf, 4-1/2" long 24TPI medium thin kerf, 4-1/2" long saber blade 24TPI keyhole saber...

$12.42

Hood Loop Strap by Thule

Hood Loop Strap by Thule

Long loop strap provides anchor point for boat and load straps on vehicles without undercarriage attachment points. Boat bow & stern tie-down loops that are fastened inside the vehicle hood and protrude out through the edge to provide a...

$28.45

Quick Loop by Thule

Quick Loop by Thule

Long loop strap provides anchor point for boat and load straps on vehicles without undercarriage attachment points. Boat bow & stern tie-down loops that are fastened inside the vehicle hood or trunk hatch and protrude out through the edge...

$37.95

Paddler Logo Patch

Paddler Logo Patch

Beautifully embroidered cloth patch bearing the traditional CLC "paddler" logo. Perfect to embellish a hat, jacket, or what have you! Also available in Square Logo design

$5.60

CLC Square Logo Patch

CLC Square Logo Patch

Beautifully embroidered cloth patch bearing the CLC logo. Perfect to add to a jacket, hat, or what have you. Also available in traditional oval paddler logo design.

$4.80

Canvas Sun & Rain Hat

Canvas Sun & Rain Hat

Grab this bucket hat made of 100% cotton canvas to take on your outdoor adventures -- or a trip to town -- in style. A functional yet fashionable hat to add to your head-wear wardrobe. Perfect for travel - hat may be folded and rolled to fit...

$24.00

30th Anniversary Tee

30th Anniversary Tee

100% cotton, heavyweight short sleeve tee, featuring CLC's 30th Anniversary Logo. Shirt is white with a two-color logo (red and dark blue) on the front left chest, and again on the back, centered and enlarged. This is a limited edition shirt. Only...

from $8.00

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...

$18.90

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...

$21.60

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...

$17.96

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...

$8.96

SUP Leash

SUP Leash

This SUP Stand Up Paddleboard Leash reduces drag by keeping your leash up on the back of the board and out of the water. The leash features a high strength double swivel, 5/16" polyurethane coiled cord, and a comfortable padded cuff.  When...

$26.96

Paddleboard Carry Strap

Paddleboard Carry Strap

Stand-up Paddleboards are light, but their beam and thickness often make them awkward to lug around.  Here's a very simple and inexpensive solution for carrying your SUP.  This Paddleboard Carry Strap features: Extra large and extra...

$22.46

Knee Brace Kit

Knee Brace Kit

Minicel foam blanks. Glue to the underside of your coaming and carve to a perfect fit.  Indispensable for good control of a sea kayak in edging turns and handling waves.  Even in relaxed paddling, they give your knees something to rest...

$22.50

Brass Padeye

Brass Padeye

4-screw flange for bow and stern lines. Looks classy on the bow of any boat, or anywhere you need to fasten something. Use #8 screws (Not included). The eye opening measures about 3/4" x 3/4".  The screwholes are on 1-3/8" centers on the...

$9.68

Kayak Toggles (pair)

Kayak Toggles (pair)

A simple and clean handle solution. Includes 3 feet of black cord and a pair of toggles.

$8.99

Fancy Grab Handle

Fancy Grab Handle

A perennial favorite, the Fancy Grab Handle is a comfortable alternative to the toggle or grab-loop style of carrying handle for kayaks. Fasten them to sheerclamps at the bow and stern, or anywhere else on the boat you want a sturdy grab handle....

from $6.75

Cockpit Cover - Wood Ducks & Shearwater Double

Cockpit Cover - Wood Ducks & Shearwater Double

Fits over the kayak cockpit to keep out sand, rain, and critters. Nylon; available in blue, green, or black with CLC logo. Fits the Wood Duck 10 & 12 Kayaks and the Shearwater Double only.  Available in camouflage, black, and yellow...

from $35.06

NRS Deluxe Boat Sponge

NRS Deluxe Boat Sponge

This boat sponge works to remove that unwanted pool of water that manages to collect under your kayak spray skirt. Paddling in whitewater or the sea, this sponge will lift out sand and moisture from the bottom of your boat that traditional bilge...

$11.16

Paddle Leash - by NRS

Paddle Leash - by NRS

Keeps your paddle in close proximity if you have to let go of it. 3-foot long, 3mm shock cord with swivel and velcro fasteners on both ends. Comes with zippered storage pouch and carabiner.

$15.96

Bow Eye Security Loop

Bow Eye Security Loop

Bow eyes will serve as a heavy duty security loop for your small craft.  This is 304 Stamped Stainless Steel and comes with adjustable finish nuts. The 3/8" shafts have rolled threads. The 1-1/16" bow eye has a thread length of 1-1/2"...

from $11.03

Bailing Pump - by NRS

Bailing Pump - by NRS

A compact and lightweight bilge pump is an important component to a touring kayaker or sailors gear list. This 21" long bilge pump from NRS comes complete with a float.

$16.76

Footbrace Mounting Kit  (FMK)

Footbrace Mounting Kit (FMK)

We have long been advocates of KISS-principle footbrace installation: just through-bolt the footbraces to the sides of the kayak hull. However, we've heard from scores of builders over the years who prefer to hide the footbrace mounting bolts on...

$31.49

Keepers Footbraces

Keepers Footbraces

The same Keepers™ adjustable footbraces we use in our kits. Made of tough engineering plastic, they can be used if you are not planning on using a Feathercraft rudder on your boat. Black. Includes mounting hardware. Price is for a pair of...

$28.79

Brass Cleat

Brass Cleat

These small brass cleats are classy accents for your beautiful wooden sailboat.  Available in 3" or 4" lengths. 3" cleat Requires 2 #8 x 1 1/4" bronze screws (not included)  4" cleat Requires 2 #10 x 1 1/4" bronze screws (not...

from $11.69

Oarlock Risers (pair)

Oarlock Risers (pair)

Oarlock Risers are hardwood blocks for mounting additional rowing stations or to add a little extra clearance for the oars on our rowing boats.  They are available in 3 different styles. Angle-Mount Risers are standard on...

from $19.80

Deck Plates

Deck Plates

Screw-in plates (also known as inspection ports). They are available in 4" or 6".  Perfect for boats with bulkheads but no deck hatches; allows ventilation and access to small items. Handsome marine-grade black or pure white, with molded-in...

from $13.49

Belaying Pin

Belaying Pin

  Traditional belaying pins for traditional smallcraft.  Standard issue in sailing versions of the Southwester Dory, these pins are hand-turned in the USA with oak handles and maple pins.  They feature a 1/2" diameter x 4-1/2" pin...

$12.60

Oarsman Marine Tallow - Leather & Oarlock Lubricant

Oarsman Marine Tallow - Leather & Oarlock Lubricant

Tallow is a superior treatment and preservative for oar leathers, gaff jaw leathers and the like--essentially any full grain, smooth faced leather intended for marine or outdoor use.  It has wide application as a...

$17.96

Leather Oar Collars

Leather Oar Collars

Oak-tanned leather collars protect spoon or flat blade oars and add a classic touch. Easy to install and very durable.  This do-it-yourself kit includes: two oar leathers (7"x9"), two leather buttons (1/2"x13"), bag of brass brads, and...

$35.10

Bow Ball

Bow Ball

These special purpose rubber attachments protect the bow tips of rowing shells and a few select kayaks, preventing boat damage and injuries on shore or in the surf. In many rowing shell events, you cannot participate in events without a bow ball...

$13.50

Woodzilla by MAS Epoxies

Woodzilla by MAS Epoxies

Woodzilla is an easy-to-use, wood-colored epoxy cartridge from MAS Epoxies. Fast Curing, translucent paste epoxy with unlimited bonding, sealing and filling applications. For use by professionals, homeowners and DIY Hobbyists. Formulated with...

$22.58

Cockpit Cover - Guillemot, Petrel & Night Heron Kayaks

Cockpit Cover - Guillemot, Petrel & Night Heron Kayaks

Get one now, keeps out rain and sun while cartopping.  In our "long term fleet," some of which have been on the road for over ten years, the interior cockpit fittings degrade substantially due to UV light while being cartopped, so we use...

$35.06

Aero Rack Pads

Aero Rack Pads

We prefer these simple nylon covered foam pads to expensive roof rack cradles or rollers.  These Aero Rack Pads are the same as Roof Rack Pads but cut wider to fit factory type roof racks with wider crossbars.  Velcro tabs and tie downs...

from $33.20

Cockpit Cover - Shearwater Sport

Cockpit Cover - Shearwater Sport

Get one now, keeps out rain and sun while cartopping.  In our "long term fleet," some of which have been on the road for over ten years, the interior cockpit fittings degrade substantially due to UV light while being cartopped, so we use...

$35.06

Clear Deck Plate - 6

Clear Deck Plate - 6" by Beckson

Beckson screw-out watertight deck plates provide tool free easy access to valves, tanks and compartments. These deck plates feature a a white ring, clear self-aligning screw in center cap which makes cross-threading and mis-aligning virtually...

from $31.01

Waterproof Trekking Sock

Waterproof Trekking Sock

A mid-calf, mid-weight merino wool lined waterproof sock specially designed for extended trekking & hiking.  Offers a high level of durability, moisture wicking and warmth for extended use in cooler climates.   This sock features a...

from $35.99

Roof Rack Pads

Roof Rack Pads

We prefer these simple nylon covered foam pads to expensive roof rack cradles or rollers. They slip over Yakima, Thule, and most narrow factory racks. Velcro tabs and tie downs are sewn in, so they won’t blow off.  At 18" in length 2...

from $33.20

C-Clamps

C-Clamps

Light duty, drop forged C-Clamps, with galvanized finish.   Available in two different sizes.  What can we say?  A boatbuilder can never have enough clamps.  These 2-inch clamps are great for kayaks coamings, and small...

from $4.49

Waterproof ThermFit Gloves

Waterproof ThermFit Gloves

A good, all around performing waterproof glove designed for a wide range of sport and work related outdoor activities where keeping hands warm and dry is important.   ThermFit Gloves' outer shell  features a high performing...

from $38.69

Deck Line Guide Slotted Round

Deck Line Guide Slotted Round

Six(6) Deck Line Guides

$5.36

Tie Down Straps - Two-pack

Tie Down Straps - Two-pack

The right type of straps can make securing a boat simple and safe. These straps with metal cam-buckles and protective pads are the type everyone in our shop uses. A must for transport. 12' straps work well for kayaks and canoes, but larger craft...

from $18.95