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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.

Aulavik 11

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This design is currently only available as a completed boat, contact us to discuss 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 @$3050

 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 $1220 / Custom built @ $3210

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 $1,415   / Custom built @ $4,825

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.  Full size patterns available.

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/Full Size Patterns +$40

Small Waters Options

Kit $ (call)

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.

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 @2650

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 $930 /  Custom Built @2870

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 $1,075 / Custom built @ $3,510

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 $1175 / Custom built @ $3,625

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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 /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.

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Otto Vallinga Yacht Design
388 Murray St.
Corunna, Ontario
Canada, N0N 1G0