Some of these designs, such as the Aulaviks are intended for hybrid construction, the Sport series can be built with either plywood or strip decks.
children it has a large open cockpit which is easy to get in
and out of. The ends of the hull are filled with closed cell
foam for flotation the boat is
built from a single sheet of 3-mm plywood.
Full size patterns available.
Length: 7' 10" 2.39 m.
Beam: 21.5" .547 m
Weight: 16 lbs. 7.5 kg.
Max. Recommended Load: 90 lbs. 40 kgs.
PPI: 42 lbs. 19 kg.
Plans $60/Full Size Patterns +$40
Little Lake 10
This boat serves smaller paddlers looking for a boat that they can carry themselves offering good handling and stability. The boat except for the cockpit coaming is made from two sheets of 3mm marine plywood. Full size patterns for hull panels, bulkhead, and coaming eliminating the layout work many find intimidating.
This series is available in three sizes to suit a wide variety of paddlers. In addition to be easily paddled they are designed for ease of construction, they are built without a strongback and with a simple, slightly cambered plywood deck.
Length: 14' 4.27 m.
Beam: 22" .559 m
Weight: 37 lbs. 16.8 kg.
Volume: 195 lt.
Recommended Load Range:120 to 170 lbs. 54 to 77 kgs.
Cockpit Depth: 10" .254 m
PPI: 70 lbs. 32 kg
Kits $930 / Custom Built @2870
Length: 16' 4.88 m.
Beam: 23" .584 m
Weight: 45 lbs. 20.4 kg.
Volume: 232 lt.
Recommended Load Range:150 to 220 lbs. 68 to 100 kg.
Cockpit depth: 11" 26 cm.
PPI: 88 lbs. 40 kg.
$1,075 / Custom built @ $3,510
Length: 18' 5.48 m
Beam: 23.5" .599 m
Weight: 52 lbs. 23.6 kg.
Volume: 374 lt.
Recommended Load Range: 240 to 315 lbs. 109 to 142 kg.
Cockpit depth:11" 28 cm
PPI: 100 lbs. 45 kg.
$1175 / Custom built @ $3,625
The capacities listed are our recommendation for optimum loading, maximum capacity will be higher, and is calculated using the applicable standard ABYC H- 29 /TP-1332E these numbers will in almost all cases be higher. They can be found in our brochure which can be downloaded from our home page or contact us and we will mail out a free hard copy.
The pounds per inch immersion the PPI will give you an idea of the effect of loading on the boat. Using The Massasauga 12 as an example, settles one inch [25mm] deeper in the water when 72 pounds [33kg.] is added to its load.
The book version of the Massasauga 12 plans can be ordered directly from BLURB, using the link below.