Some boats on this page are
intended for hybrid construction, the Sport series can be
built with either plywood or strip decks.
This is our latest kayak design and is currently
only available as a completed boat, contact us to discuss
timing and construction options.Unlike many smaller boats
out there this boat boasts both bulkhead and a storage
hatch. There is a short video of this boat on our Facebook
page which you can reach using the link on our home page.
Length: 11ft. 3.35m.
Beam: 23 in. 58.5cm.
Weight: 23 lbs. 10kg.
(Weight given is for lightweight version)
Recommended Capacity: 130lbs. 59kg.
PPI 57lbs. 26kg.
Hybrid built using a stitch & glue hull with a cedar
Length: 12 ft 10" 3.925 m
Beam: 25 in. .635 m
Weight: 38 lbs. 17.2 kg.
Capacity:170 lbs. 77 kg.
Cockpit depth: 11in. 28 cm.
PPI : 72 lbs. 33 kg.
Plans $85 / Kit $1045
Hybrid design in the Greenland style of boat.
Length: 18' 8" 5.69 m.
Beam: 23.75" .602 m.
Weight: 52 lbs. 23.5 kg.
Capacity: 270 lbs. 123 kg.
Cockpit Depth: 12.375" 31.4 cm.
PPI: 99 lbs. 44 kg.
Plans $110 / Kit
The remainder of the designs on this page are listed by size and
model. Smallwaters 8
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 boatis built from a single sheet of 3-mm plywood. Plan sets for scratch
builders come with full patterns.
Length: 7' 10" 2.39 m.
Beam: 21.5" .547 m
Weight: 16 lbs. 7.5 kg.
Capacity: 90 lbs. 40 kg.
PPI: 42 lbs. 19 kg.
Plans $60 Kit
Little Lake 10
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.
Length: 10' 3.05 m.
Beam: 22.5" .572 m
Weight: 28.5 lbs. 13 kg.
Capacity:148 lbs. 67 kg.
Cockpit depth: 10" 25 cm.
PPI: 58lbs. 26kg.
Plans $85 / Kits
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.
Capacity 163 lbs. 74 kg.
Cockpit Depth: 10" .254 m
PPI: 70 lbs. 32 kg.
Plans $85 / Kits
$798 AuSauble 16
Length: 16' 4.88 m.
Beam: 23" .584 m
Weight: 45 lbs. 20.4 kg.
Volume: 232 lt.
Capacity:192 lbs. 87 kg.
Cockpit depth: 11" 26 cm.
PPI: 88 lbs. 40 kg.
Plans $100 / Kits
$923 AuSauble 18
Length: 18' 5.48 m
Beam: 23.5" .599 m
Weight: 52 lbs. 23.6 kg.
Volume: 374 lt.
Capacity:319 lbs. 145 kg.
Cockpit depth:11" 28 cm
PPI: 100 lbs. 45 kg.
Plans $110 / Kits
capacities listed are simply our recommendation for optimum loading,
maximum capacity will be higher, in most cases much higher.
pounds per inch immersion PPI will give you an idea of the effect of
loading on each boat. Using The Massasauga 12 as an example that
boat will settle one inch [25mm] deeper in the water if the boat has
72 pounds [33kg.] added to its load.
Otto Vallinga Yacht Design
388 Murray St.
Canada, N0N 1G0