Kayak Plans

14 ft Great Auk recreational kayak ideal for sheltered water

Great Auk

A range of simple, roomy and stable cedar-strip sea kayaks with plumb ends, soft chines and a rounded bottom.

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Comfortable Great Auk Double tandem sea kayak

Great Auk Double

A tandem sea kayak that is efficient and capable for skilled paddlers but also comfortable for occasional paddlers.

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Distinctive small kayak Little Auk

Little Auk

A light, easy to handle recreational kayak of distinctive character.

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Guillemot stable and efficient cedar-strip sea kayak


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.

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Guillemot Double - roomy tandem sea kayak

Guillemot Double

A roomy, stable and comfortable tandem kayak suitable for beginner to intermediate paddlers.

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Fast Double Guillemot tandem touring kayak

Guillemot Fast Double

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.

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Mill Creek a stable canoe for ornithology or photography

Mill Creek 13

A recreational sea kayak with a large open cockpit and plenty of stability for fishing or photography. It also sails well with an optional sailing rig.

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Mill Creek 16 canoe being paddled

Mill Creek 16.5

A tandem sea kayak with a cockpit so large that it is almost an open boat, with huge buoyancy. A very versatile boat that can be upgraded to row with a sliding seat or sail fast.

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Mill Creek 16.5 Hybrid kayak with a cedar-strip deck

Cedar Strip Decked Mill Creek

Large, versatile sea kayaks with an attractive cedar strip deck.

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The Wood Duck range are compact, easy-to-launch wooden kayaks

Wood Duck

Beautiful modern looking boats that are designed to allow everyone to enjoy being on the water.

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Cedar Strip hybrid Wood Duck recreational kayak

Cedar Strip Decked Wood Duck

Attractive modern looking boats - a plywood hull combined with a cedar strip deck.

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The Wood Duckling is a stylish wooden kayak for children

Wood Duckling

A stylish child's kayak with excellent performance and plenty of growing room for years of use.

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The Wood Duck Double is a compact tandem kayak built from a wooden kit

Wood Duck Double

A compact modern tandem kayak with a single large cockpit and the comfortable feeling of an open canoe. It is handsome and versatile.

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Sea Island Sport sit-on-top wooden kayak

Sea Island Sport

A stylish sit-on-top kayak that is spacious and easy to get into.

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Sleek sea kayak Shearwater


Sleek and lightweight Greenland style sea kayaks with good stability as well as excellent poise and responsiveness.

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The Shearwater Sport is a compact sea kayak with manoeuvrability and advanced handling in waves

Shearwater Sport

A sport-oriented compact sea kayak with manoeuvrability and advanced handling in waves.

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Cedar deck Shearwater chesapeake kayak kit

Cedar Strip Decked Shearwater

Greenland style sea kayaks combining a plywood hull with an attractive cedar strip deck.

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Shearwater double tandem sea kayak

Shearwater Double

A fast but compact tandem kayak with sophisticated styling, a functional layout and good responsiveness.

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Varnished bow of a Night Heron cedar strip sea kayak

Night Heron

An Inuit-inspired narrow cedar-strip sea kayak with elegance and performance.

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Night Heron stitch-and-glue sea kayak

Night Heron Stitch-and-Glue

A high-performance plywood sea kayak with aggressive styling and great looks.

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Hybrid Night Heron sea kayak with a cedar strip deck

Night Heron Hybrid

A hybrid sea kayak that combines a high-performance plywood hull with a beautiful cedar-strip deck.

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Petrel cedar strip sea kayak for rough water


A responsive, lightweight kayak suitable for day trips in rough water or exploring sheltered estuaries.

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Petrel wooden stitch and glue sea kayak

Petrel Stitch-and-Glue

The stitch-and-glue Petrel is a Greenland-style kayak with speed and refined handling that excels in surfing conditions.

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The Petrel Play cedar-strip wooden sea kayak

Petrel Play

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.

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The Petrel Play wooden sea kayak

Petrel Play Stitch-and-Glue

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.

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Runner expedition sea kayak built from cedar strips


A fast expedition sea kayak designed for comfort and speed in rough water.

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Aleutesque cedar-strip kayak inspired by the Aleut baidarka


A fast cedar-strip kayak inspired by the Aleut baidarka.

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microBootlegger spacious and efficient tandem kayak

microBootlegger Tandem

A roomy, efficient strip-built tandem kayak for cruising lakes and exploring bays.

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Elegant solo kayak with a large cockpit - microBootlegger

microBootlegger Solo

A roomy yet efficient strip-planked kayak or decked canoe for relaxed paddling and exploration.

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Nick Schade's microBootlegger Sport is a high-performance recreational kayak with classic lines

microBootlegger Sport

A high-performance recreational kayak with classic lines, rewarding for novices and skilled paddlers.

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Mystery Bootlegger mahogany-strip racing sea kayak

Mystery Racing Sea Kayak

A cedar-strip touring and racing sea kayak optimised for maximum efficiency at race pace.

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Yukon endurance racing sea kayak for paddling long distances with minimum effort

Yukon Racing Sea Kayak

An endurance racing sea kayak for paddling long distances with minimum effort.

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Ganymede is a simple, easy to build recreational wooden kayak


A recreational kayak that is very easy to build yet sophisticated in form.

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Surfing in a Matunuck kayak


A lightweight surf kayak with terrific responsiveness and enough speed to catch the big waves.

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The Sport Tandem is a fast wooden kayak perfect for athletic couples

Sport Tandem

A very fast double sea kayak for exercise, fast touring or racing.

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A home built Chesapeake 14 sea kayak in the Channel Islands


The Chesapeake kayaks are expedition touring boats that excel in rough water and steep seas.

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Chesapeake Double wooden expedition kayak made at home from plans or a kit

Chesapeake Double and Triple

The Chesapeake Kayaks are expedition touring boats that excel in rough water and steep seas.

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A kayak fitted with outriggers

Sailing Outriggers

Outrigger floats to turn a canoe or kayak into a fast sailing trimaran.

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The Eureka canoe sailing with drop-in outriggers

Drop-in Outrigger Plans

Light and easily removable outrigger floats that turn a canoe or kayak into a formidable sailing boat or a stable fishing platform.

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Mini drop-in canoe outriggers by Michael Storer

Mini Drop-in Outrigger Plans

Small outriggers for a sailing canoe, to aid stability for learners and for extra safety for more adventurous sailing.

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