Fyne Boat Kits is the exclusive European agent for the Guillemot Kayaks boat designs by Nick Schade. His elegant cedar-strip boats have excellent performance and show how beautiful wooden boats can be. His stitch-and-glue plywood designs match the performance of their strip-planked counterparts with aggressive style and distinctive puzzle-joints.
We offer a complete range of detailed plans for Nick Schade's boat designs, including kayaks, canoes and rowing boats and we offer kits for almost every one of them, including everything you need to build the boat. We have all the supplies needed to build a Guillemot boat from plans, including bead-and-cove cedar strips and high quality marine plywood, and a range of accessories for your completed boat.
Nick Schade is a world-renowned boat designer whose boats have featured in magazines and major museums, but most importantly Nick's boats are at home on the water.
A handy little cedar-strip yacht tender with a T-shaped rowing seat and a lot of capacity.
A recreational kayak that is very easy to build yet sophisticated in form.
A range of simple, roomy and stable cedar-strip sea kayaks with plumb ends, soft chines and a rounded bottom.
A tandem sea kayak that is efficient and capable for skilled paddlers but also comfortable for occasional paddlers.
A range of comfortably stable and manoeuvrable cedar-strip sea kayaks with good all-around performance, efficient for making open water crossings yet responsive when close to shore.
A roomy, stable and comfortable tandem kayak suitable for beginner to intermediate paddlers.
A fast, fun tandem kayak for high performance touring, suitable for experienced paddlers who don't want the compromises of a shorter and wider tandem.
A simple and fun child's kayak that can be built over the course of a weekend or two.
A lightweight surf kayak with terrific responsiveness and enough speed to catch the big waves.
A roomy, efficient strip-built tandem kayak for cruising lakes and exploring bays.
A roomy yet efficient strip-planked kayak or decked canoe for relaxed paddling and exploration.
A high-performance recreational kayak with classic lines, rewarding for novices and skilled paddlers.
A cedar-strip touring and racing sea kayak optimised for maximum efficiency at race pace.
A 17-foot traditional wood-strip tandem canoe for day trips and light touring on rivers, ponds and lakes.
An Inuit-inspired narrow cedar-strip sea kayak with elegance and performance.
A high-performance plywood sea kayak with aggressive styling and great looks.
A hybrid sea kayak that combines a high-performance plywood hull with a beautiful cedar-strip deck.
An efficient wooden sculling boat suitable for open water expeditions, using a drop-in sliding seat rowing unit.
A responsive, lightweight kayak suitable for day trips in rough water or exploring sheltered estuaries.
The stitch-and-glue Petrel is a Greenland-style kayak with speed and refined handling that excels in surfing conditions.
The cedar-strip Petrel Play is a responsive and manoeuvrable 14-foot kayak for playing in surf, or a stable recreational boat for a novice paddler.
The Petrel Play SG is a light and responsive 14-foot recreational kayak to suit a beginner for exploring lakes, or an expert surfing big waves.
An endurance racing sea kayak for paddling long distances with minimum effort.
All the information you need to build a sturdy, elegant strip-built sea kayak.
Boat designer Nick Schade shows you how to strip-build dinghies, canoes, and other small boats.
A reliable retractable skeg for adjusting the tracking of your kayak, with an efficient surfboard fin shape and a jam-resistant mechanism.
An ingenious tool for quickly and accurately bevelling cedar strips for a tight fit.
Make your own wooden kayak paddle that is light and strong and complements any wooden kayak.
Plans for a contoured wooden kayak seat that is comfortable and the perfect match for a strip-planked kayak.