Tandem Canoe

The stringers, floorboards and wales are Douglas Fir. Stems and “decks” are 12 mm Meranti ply and ribs are Arroyo Willow cut a short distance from the shop. Skin is 8 oz. polyester from George Dyson and it's finished with four coats (1st thinned 7x1) of clear water-based varnish. Finished weight is 31 pounds.

On the water photos by Jack McNeal

Design Specs

LOA:
14′ 
0″
Beam:
2′ 
6″
Designer Name: 
Hilary Russell
Type/Rig/Power: 
double paddle canoe
Builder Name: 
Steve Chambers - Blind Eye Boats
Home Port: 
Morro Bay, California
Launching Date: 
December 17, 2013