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  Chesapeake Light Craft
  Posted by: george4908 on Jun-16-13 11:10 PM (EST)
 

-- Last Updated: Jun-16-13 11:12 PM EST --

Here's one that would appear to fit the bill perfectly:

http://www.clcboats.com/shop/boats/strip-planked-kayaks/great-auk-14-strip-planked-kayak-kit.html

Do you have much woodworking experience? The plywood stitch and glue kits are said to be relatively easy for first-time builders, but the strip-built kits are more labor intensive and call for a higher degree of woodworking abilities.

CLC also makes a few hybrid kits -- they have a stitch and glue plywood hull (which speeds and simplifies construction), but a strip planked deck (which looks beautiful and can be customized to your liking):

http://www.clcboats.com/shop/boats/boat-plans/hybrid-boat-plans/shearwater-14-hybrid-small-sea-kayak-kit.html

I've paddled the Shearwater and it's a nice boat.

It's worth exploring CLC's site. No, I haven't built one myself, but hope to one day, time permitting.


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