Building the Greenland Kayak

Building the Greenland Kayak

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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
Author:Christopher Cunningham
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2002-12-17


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