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Solo microBootlegger

Based on my popular microBootlegger tandem kayak designs, the solo microBootlegger (or "picoBootlegger" for the geeks out there) is the elegant look of a 1920's mahogany runabout. This is a roomy boat with a large cockpit, almost what I would call a double paddle canoe with a deck. It is stable and comfortable with room to move around yet long and narrow enough to be an efficient boat to paddle all day in. While meant for relaxing paddling in sheltered harbors, more adventurous paddlers may want to build it with a smaller keyhole cockpit to make a capable rock garden play boat.

I built my prototype with mahogany strips to fit with the look of the old runabouts, but built in cedar strips its handsome lines will result in a refined looking vessel.

Design Specs

Designer: 
Nick Schade
Year of Design: 
2010
LOA: 
14
Beam: 
26
Draft: 
4
Displacement: 
250
Materials: 
Wood
Fiberglass
Propulsion: 
Paddle
Skill Level to Build: 
moderate
Cost: 
Plans: $100
Contact Information: 

54 South Rd

Groton 6340 Phone: (860) 659-8847