Open Canoes to 15'

  • 10' & 15'9" Chris Plans

    10' & 15'9" Chris Plans

    A model maker working for the advertising industry phoned me up and asked me to design a 10'x3' (3.05m x 0.92m) open canoe for the Labetts Lager advert! Apparently Malcolm the Mountie is to appear in front of the canoe in the advert and anything longer...

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  • 10' Waterboy Plans

    10' Waterboy Plans

    This a smaller version of our popular 12’9” Waterboy. The design has the same high volume hull with tumblehome and 4 planks per side with a narrow flat bottom as it’s bigger brother. Construction is simple stitch and tape using 4mm ply...

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  • 11' Kate Open Canoe Plans

    11' Kate Open Canoe Plans

    Kate is similar in length to Little Kate but has a midship section which approaches that of the Christine (so you could look upon her as a shorter version of Christine). Kate has 5 planks per side.   11' Kate Particulars LOA 11' 3...

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  • 11' Little Kate Plans

    11' Little Kate Plans

    Our LITTLE KATE open canoe is a modification of the classic John Rushton Wee Lassie design which he was producing over a hundred years ago. The originals were of lapstrake Cedar planking but we have modified the design so that it can be built using the...

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  • 12' Asymmetric Baby Raven Plans

    12' Asymmetric Baby Raven Plans

    This canoe is based upon our Baby Raven which is an all round general purpose canoe—this asymmetric version gives a slightly faster craft for single handed use—she would also make a good sailing canoe and would fill the remit of a slightly smaller...

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  • 12' Baby Raven Plans

    12' Baby Raven Plans

    The Baby Raven is a smaller version of the Raven canoe and has a similar midship shape with tumblehome—this puts the maximum beam down at the waterline maximizing stability whilst at the same time making it easier to paddle. She has 3 chines per side...

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  • 12'9" Waterboy Open Canoe Plans

    12'9" Waterboy Open Canoe Plans

    This canoe is based upon our Waterman 13 which has been given a larger capacity by introducing tumblehome into the topsides and giving her a little more depth—(14”/0.355m) - this makes her excellent for carrying larger loads on a short length and...

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  • 12'x30" Adirondack Guide Canoe Plans

    12'x30" Adirondack Guide Canoe Plans

    I have often admired the Adirondack style of Guide Boat with their swept back ends, gorgeous sheer line—often higher forward than aft and pinched entry and exit to their waterline—they came in several different sizes and styles—some with small...

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  • 13'6" Big Kate Open Canoe Plans

    13'6" Big Kate Open Canoe Plans

    The Little Kate has been a very popular design for those wanting a lightweight, easily portaged single canoe. I have been asked to use the lines of the original 27" beam version and extend it by 2' (0.61m) to 13'6". This produces a lightweight canoe,...

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  • 13'9" Christine Plans

    13'9" Christine Plans

    Christine is one of our most popular designs and is a lightweight open canoe for both occasional use and for single long distance trekking. She was designed for a client in Australia who wanted a canoe of similar design to our Little Kate and Pete...

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  • 14' Fisher Prospector Plans

    14' Fisher Prospector Plans

    A 14' version of our most popular canoe design - the 15' 8" Fisher Prospector. Over the years, the 15'8" Prospector has been cut down by those wanting a shorter version simply by cutting a piece out of the middle - this works but is not ideal and so I...

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  • 14' Peterborough Plans

    14' Peterborough Plans

    This is a 14’ version of our larger Peterborough design but in this case we have gone for a design with 7 planks per side. She still uses the simple stitch and tape method of construction and has seats for 2 crew. Midships depth is 12 1/2” (0...

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  • 14' Raven Plans

    14' Raven Plans

    By popular request, we have shortened the Raven to give a canoe easier to car-top on smaller vehicles. She can take 2 adults plus camping gear and uses the same simple stitch and tape construction process. The hull has the Raven family’s 3 panels per...

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  • 14'6" Hazelnut Plans

    14'6" Hazelnut Plans

    The Hazelnut has been designed for those who want a similar hull shape to the Peterborough model but without the turned up ends. This gives a flatter sheer line more like a guide boat—she retains the 5 plank per side shape with tumblehome for ease in...

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  • 15' Fisher Prospector Plans

    15' Fisher Prospector Plans

    Our 15' 8" Fisher Prospector is our most popular canoe design (go to Open Canoes 15'-17'). This new version has been requested by a client who wanted a similar canoe, slightly shorter and with 7 planks per side rather than the 5 of the original design...

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  • 15' Huntsman Plans

    15' Huntsman Plans

    The 15' Huntsman is a simple 2 planks per side open canoe with a V bottom and single chine making construction fast with the stitch and tape construction method. The canoe can take 2 adults and more if required and is ideal for trekking with camping...

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  • 15' Marathon Plans

    15' Marathon Plans

    The Marathon series of open canoes started with the Marathon 18 which was designed as a fast long distance canoe for a crew of 2 who would use her to race and portage around locks etc - so good straight line speed and light weight were essential...

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  • 6' Baby Kate Open Canoe Plans

    6' Baby Kate Open Canoe Plans

    The Baby Kate is a mini development of our Kate series of open canoes - it is meant as a toy and not serious use with a child and can be built from a single sheet of 3 or 4mm plywood. 6' Baby Kate...

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  • Baby Wren Plans

    Baby Wren Plans

    The Baby Wren canoe was designed for Tyrone Boats and is a smaller single seat version of our 15’10’’ Wren Canadian canoe. She has a similar hull shape with a flat (but rockered) bottom hull panel and two chines per side. This makes her...

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  • Sophia 10 Plans

    Sophia 10 Plans

    This canoe is based on our Christine design. She has a length of 10' (3.05m) and a beam of 26 1/2" (0.67m) with a nice round bilged shape given by having 4 planks per side. There is a buoyancy/storage chamber at each end and she is designed to be used...

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  • Waterman 12 Plans

    Waterman 12 Plans

    This is a new design for 2001 - we were asked to reduce the length of the Waterman 13 by a foot so that she could be made in 2 boltable halves and fitted into the back of a van for transporting to the water. She was also to be the client's first venture...

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  • Waterman 13 Plans

    Waterman 13 Plans

    The Waterman canoes are more than simple open Canadian type canoes; they are a complete canoeing experience - from simply being a family open day canoe to a camping/sailing/portaging craft capable of being used to explore normally impenetrable rivers and...

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