Canoe

Richard Hudak, of Hilo, Hawaii, built this gleaming canoe from sugi cedar.  He cut the tree down and milled the  wood himself. He made the paddle from koa wood.  This photograph was taken on New Year's Eve at Reeds Bay on the Big Island in Hawaii.

Design Specs

LOA:
17′ 
5″
Beam:
2′ 
8″
Designer Name: 
Richard Hudak
Type/Rig/Power: 
Canoe
Builder Name: 
Richard Hudak
Home Port: 
Reeds Bay, Hilo, Hawaii
Launching Date: 
December 31, 2011