Guide 18 Plans

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The Guide 18 is a large open canoe for carrying a crew of up to 5 people and/or gear safely over long distances. She has a well rounded hull shape and uses 5 planks per side. The hull has tumblehome putting the greatest beam down at the waterline. Construction uses the stitch and tape method with 6 sheets of 6mm ply. She may be fitted out in various different ways to suit your own purpose.

Guide 18 Particulars

LOA 17'8" 5.39m
Beam 36" 0.92m
Hull Mid Depth 12 1/2" 0.32m
Approx. Dry Weight 110lbs 50kg
Approx. Capacity 1200lbs 544kg

Hull Shape

Multi-chine with 5 planks per side and tumblehome
Construction Method Stitch and tape
Plywood Requirements 5 sheets of 6mm
Guidance Use General purpose load carrying with 3-4 adults (6mm ply)
Drawing/Design Package 2 x A1 drawings + 6 x A4 instruction sheets

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