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Northwest Passage XL

Northwest Passage XL plans are for the larger paddler with more power who just can't find a boat that fits.  She has more stability and more foot-room as a stretched Northwest Passage, designed to have the best features and lowest drag for touring because she has a shallow vee hull and round bilges.  She tracks straight as an arrow and turns with a gentle lean.

This 18'-8" long boat is cut from 3 sheets of 4 mm marine plywood and assembled on a simple mold.  She weighs only 47 pounds.  Materials cost around $450 and she takes about 130 hours to build.  Not for the first time builder.

You can see more details, lines and photos at: www.sageboats.com/stock/npxl.html and www.sageboats.com/stock/np.html .

Design Specs

Designer: 
Dave Kuperstein
Year of Design: 
2002
LOA: 
18'-8"
Beam: 
23-5/8"
Draft: 
4-3/4"
Displacement: 
350-400 lbs
Materials: 
Wood
Other
Propulsion: 
double-paddle
Skill Level to Build: 
intermediate
Cost: 
$65 plans + guide, or $1390 complete
Contact Information: 

2202 SE Vickie Drive

Prineville OR 97754-8837 Phone: 1-541-447-4606