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Kayaking Class Gear List and Dressing for Cold Water

Boat Building Plans News - 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

Boat Building Plans News - 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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OkoumeFest 2018

Boat Building Plans News - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 21:08
Start: May 18 2018 11:00 am End: May 19 2018 4:00 pm Start: May 18 2018 11:00 am End: May 19 2018 4:00 pm

I'm headed to Chesapeake Light Craft to give a presentation at their annual open house and demo day called "OkoumeFest".

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Scouting the Shores of Schoodic

Boat Building Plans News - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 08:57

Gerry and I headed up to Maine last weekend to scout out the locations for the Schoodic Sea Kayak Retreat.

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