This open canoe has been designed as a simple low cost solution to taking part competitively in the Devizes Westminster race. The hull has an asymmetric shape with a narrow entrance angle to the forward waterlines and with additional buoyancy aft. The hull has a âVâ bottom and two chines per side. Construction is stitch and tape. She has buoyancy chambers fore and aft and carrying handles for portaging and her overall weight is going to be around 80 lbs. She uses between 5 and 6 sheets of 5 or 6mm Exterior or Marine plywood.
|Hull Mid Depth||12 1/4"||0.31m|
|Approx. Dry Weight||80lbs||36.28kg|
|V - bottom with 2 planks per side|
|Construction Method||Stitch and tape|
|Plywood Requirements||5 - 6 sheets of 4mm|
|Guidance Use||Double racing or fast cruising|
|Drawing/Design Package||2 x A1 drawings + 5 x A4 instruction sheets|