Model: Length: Hull Weight: Beam: Max Payload: Cockpit Size: Paddler Weight: Knee Height: Max. Men's Shoe Size:
Chesapeake 17 17' 0" 45 lbs. 24 in. 325 lbs. 31" x 17" 180 - 250 lbs. 12" 14
see other Chesapeakes 14 16LT 16 17LT 17 18 Sport Tandem Double Triple
Chesapeake 17 Configurations:
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Standard Configurations:
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Alternative Configurations:

Wood Parts Only Kit
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Plans & Manual Only - Emailed PDF
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Manual Only
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Manual Only - Emailed PDF
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Study Plans - Emailed PDF
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Materials List for Plans Builders:
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Build this boat if:

  • You weigh more than 200lbs or need a huge amount of storage space
  • You need lots of extra legroom, knee room, and foot room.
  • You need a high volume kayak that handles better than high volume plastic kayaks

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