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 The Aulavik and the Massasauga designs are intended for hybrid construction, the Sport series can be built with either plywood or strip decks.

Aulavik 11

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This design is only available as a completed boat, contact us to discuss build timing and construction options.Unlike many smaller boats this one boasts two bulkheads and a storage hatch. There is a short video of this boat on our Facebook page which you can reach using the link on the home page. This is a truly composite boat built using plywood,cedar,epoxy, glass cloth and carbon fiber.

Length:  11ft.  3.35m.
Beam: 23 in.   58.5cm.
Weight: 23 lbs.  10kg.
(Weight given is for lightweight version)
  Recommended Load Range: 90 to 130lbs.    41 to 59kg. 
PPI 57lbs.   26kg.
Built for you starting @ $3,325

 Massasauga 12

 Hybrid built using a stitch & glue hull with a cedar strip deck.
Massasauga 12
Length: 12 ft 10"    3.925 m 
Beam: 25 in.    .635 m
Weight: 38 lbs.    17.2 kg.
Recommended Load Range: 130 to 180 lbs.    60 to 82 kgs.
Cockpit depth: 11in.   28 cm.
PPI : 72 lbs.   33 kg.
Kit $1,385 / Custom built starting @ $3,350

Massasauga 12

Aulavik 18 

  Hybrid design in the Greenland style of boat.
Aulavik 18
Length: 18' 8"   5.69 m.
Beam: 23.75"    .602 m.
Weight: 52 lbs.    23.5 kg.
Recommended Load Range: 170 to 250 lbs.    77 to 113 kgs.
Cockpit Depth: 12.375"   31.4 cm.
PPI: 99 lbs.  44 kg.
  Kit $1,605   / Custom built starting @ $4,950

Aulavik 18

The remainder of the designs on this page are listed by size and model.

Smallwaters 8

Intended for 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.  Plan sets for scratch builders come with full patterns.

Smallwaters 8

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

Kit $530

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. Plan sets for scratch builders include full patterns for the hull panels, bulkhead, and coaming eliminating the layout work many find intimidating.

Little Lake ten

Length: 10'    3.05 m.  
Beam: 22.5"     .572 m
Weight: 28.5 lbs.    13 kg.
Recommended Load Range:100 to 150 lbs.    45 to 67 kgs.
Cockpit depth: 10"    25 cm.
PPI: 58lbs.   26kg.

Little Lake 10
Custom Built starting @ $ 2,750

AuSauble Series

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. 

AuSauble 14

AuSauble 14

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

AuSauble 14

 Kits $1,045 /  Custom Built starting @ $2,975

AuSauble 16

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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.

AuSauble 16

Kits $1,215 / Custom built starting @ $3,625

AuSauble 18

AuSauble 18

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.

AuSauble 18

  Kits $1,330 / Custom built starting @ $3,750

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The capacities listed are our recommendation for optimum loading, maximum capacity will be higher, and is calculated using the applicable standard ABYC H- 29 or TP-1332E these numbers will in almost all cases be much higher. They can be found in our brochure which can be downloaded from our home page or you can 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.

There is a book version of the Massasauga 12 plans this can be ordered from BLURB, click on the link below.

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388 Murray St.
Corunna, Ontario
Canada, N0N 1G0