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She’s a light cedar strip solo canoe that will appeal to the paddling enthusiast that finds himself/herself without a partner for day trips, birdwatching, or the occasional overnighter.The canoe is light, stiff, easily driven and a joy to paddle.
Tom Willess of Oakton, Virginia discovered Chesapeake Light Craft a few years ago and has fallen in love with building their kayaks. He has already built two 12′ Wood Duck Hybrids that are stitch-and-glue constructed from one of CLC’s kits.
Taking just three years to complete this Karl Stambaugh designed centerboard ketch, Mort Hyslop launched the EMILY P on July 15, 2002 in Northern Lake Michigan. He used marine fir plywood for the hull, built over Douglas fir frames and covered with cloth and epoxy.
Though he tells us right away that he is not a carpenter, Dave Hepler did a pretty good job on this Glen-L Runabout, LITTLE ADVENTURE. His daughter, Lauren, was his chief assitant, though her carpentry skills were not any better than his.
- Sailing skiff
- Length: 15′
- Beam: 5′
- Designer: Warren Jordan. Builder: Ray Oatley. Owner: Ray Oatley. Photographer: Sandi Oatley
- Launched: May 19, 2018
- Place of use: East coast.