This step-by-step guide to building a lashed-frame, fabriccovered sea kayak is both a means to a sleek, fast, universally admired boat and an excellent introduction to woodworking and boatbuilding for hobbyists. The Inuit design scales up or down to fit the paddler and can be built using $150 worth of hardware-store materials, a few basic tools, and a minimal investment of time. Also included: plans for a low-volume version designed for Eskimo rolling; an especially stable version for children; and discussions of kayaking equipment, paddling, and rolling techniques.Take to the water in style for less than $300 and a few weekends and evenings of work Simplicity, elegance, performance, and speed: these are the hallmarks of the Greenland kayak.
|Title||:||Building the Greenland Kayak|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2002-12-17|