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Build Your Own Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport at CVSW

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 14:20
Start: Jan 19 2019 9:00 am End: Jan 24 2019 12:00 pm Start: Jan 19 2019 9:00 am End: Jan 24 2019 12:00 pm

I am really pleased to offer a new class. In this class we will build the Skin on Frame microBootlegger Sport. While I do not yet offer the plans, I am able to lead people through the building of this unique, fun sea kayak.

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Kayaking Class Gear List and Dressing for Cold Water

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 19:42
Kayaking Class Gear List:

Paddlng safely in ocean water requires you pay attention to water temperature and conditions. You generally want to dress for the water temperature, not the air temperature. You should also plan on carrying other gear that will help protect you or provide a layer of safety while paddling. The gear list provided here is tailored towards summer paddling in Maine. Local conditions where you paddle may dictate variations in this list.

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Building the microBootlegger at the WoodenBoat School

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 09:13

Watch the progression from a bundle of wood strips to a completed kayak in 7 minutes. In this week long class students made a beautiful fine strip planked kayak.

Here is the schedule for the week shown in this video:

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