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    PLYWOOD & CEDAR STRIP PLANKED OPENCANOES AND KAYAKS

    FROM THE SELWAY FISHER DESIGN CATALOGUE

    Building a stitch and tape canoe is a quick and low cost way to get afloat which requires onlybasic woodworking skills. Ordinary Exterior (WBP) ply and exterior household paints andvarnishes are often used and along with some simple DIY tools and a garage or temporaryshelter to build in, a canoe can be put together in as little as 2 weekends and the interveningevenings.

    So, the outlay in terms of cost, finding suitable materials and time is relatively small allowingthe builder to be on the water quickly in a boat that he/she has made for themselves.

    Alternatively, someone looking for a longer and more involved project for the winter eveningsmay consider building one of our beautiful Cedar Strip canoes. Still not requiring more thanreasonable woodworking skills and tools, the builder ends up with a very attractive craftwhich will turn heads wherever it is used.

    Kayaks (Plywood and Strip Plank) CA1

    Open Canoes (Plywood) up to 15 CA20

    Open Canoes (Plywood)15 to 17 CA44

    Open Canoes (Plywood) over 17 CA62

    Open Strip Plank Canoes CA75

    Motor Canoes CA84

    Sailing Canoes CA91

    Choosing and Open Canoe CA98

    Frequently Asked Questions CA99

    CATALOGUE CONTENTS

    SECTION PAGE

    Open Canoe Designs CA18

    Price List CA102 and 103

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    KAYAK DESIGNS & PLANS(PLYWOOD & CEDAR STRIP)

    List of Kayak Designs

    Design Page

    Dart 14 CA2

    Dart 16 CA4

    Dart 22 CA5

    Seawolf CA6

    Seafox CA7

    Sealion CA9

    126 Esk CA10

    146 Esk CA12

    17 Esk CA14

    19 Greenland CA15

    17 Siton CA16

    Note - In the particulars for each design, the dry weight is given for guidance only and will vary depending on thegrade/density of plywood and solid wood used - different thicknesses of ply are often used by builders and the dryweight figure is based on the thinnest ply specified.The figure given for capacity is an approximate overall weight that the hull would take loaded with some freeboardremainingit is for guidance and the individual canoe may need some strengthening to achieve this load.Also the Guidance Use comments are given in good faith and are based on feedback from previous builders etc and

    based on standard weight adults - contact us if you want further clarification before ordering/building. E & OE

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    Dart 14 Particulars

    LOA 14' 4.27m

    Beam 24" 0.61m

    Mid Depth (Deck to hull bottom) 11" 0.28m

    Approx. Dry Weight 35lbs 15.9kg

    Approx. Capacity 250lbs 130kg

    V bottom/single chine

    Construction Method Stitch and tape

    Plywood Requirements 2 1/2 - 3 sheets of 4mm

    Guidance Use Sea and generalpurpose

    Drawing/Design Package 2 x A1 sheets + 5 x A4 instruction sheets

    The sporty 14 single kayak (now in its mark 2 version) has a beam of 24 and a Vbottomed soft chine shape giving plenty of stability with a very good tracking andlow wetted surface area hull. Construction uses just 2 1/2 sheets of Exterior or

    Marine ply and takes around 25 hours to build using the simple stitch and tapeprocess.

    DART 14

    The above is a nice example by StuartMoscrop.

    The photos (above and below) are of an exampleby Robin Waistell of Albatross Boats.

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    Above and right, an example by AndyWhite.

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    DART 16

    The Dart 16 double kayak has a soft U shaped bottom running into flared V sections fore and aftwith a chine, giving a very stable shape. She has a large 7 long cockpit and with her 32 (0.84m)beam she is ideal for sea canoeing. We have had 2 adults and a young boy in the cockpit on a triparound the Exe and she has plenty of stowage space for camping gear.

    Both kayaks have built-in buoyancy chambers fore and aftand in both cases full size shapes are given on the plansfor the bulkheads and deck beams. The decks are heavilyrounded to give adequate room inside and to easily shedwater and the hull panel shapes are easily transferred

    from the plans to the plywood sheets. The 16 footer willtake around 35 hours and uses 3 sheets of ply to build andboth canoes are very light and can be carried by oneperson.

    Right is nice example byRobert Chircop.

    Dart 16 Particulars

    LOA 16' 4.88m

    Beam 32" 0.81mMid Depth (Deck to bottom) 13" 0.33m

    Approx. Dry Weight 70lbs 31.75kg

    Approx. Capacity 550lbs 249kg

    U bottom/single chine

    Construction Method Stitch and Tape

    Plywood Requirements 3 sheets of 3mm

    Guidance Use Sea and General Purpose

    Drawing/Design Package 1 x AO sheet + 3 A4 instruction sheets

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    DART 22

    The DART 22 uses a similar section to that of the Dart 16. This consists of a tortured ply U shapewhich changes fore and aft into a full V giving adequate buoyancy and a good entry at the fore foot.Above the shaped bottom there is a soft chine and flat top sides giving an efficient and handsomeshape coupled with ease in construction. As with many of our other designs, the chine stringer issquare sectioned and the V gap between it and the adjacent topside panel is filled with an epoxy

    fillet doing away with tedious beveling and speeding up the construction process. The hull has largebuoyancy compartments fore and aft and in the centre which can also be used for stowage viawatertight hatches. 6 to 7 sheets of 4mm plywood are used in her construction and these may beExterior grade. Rudder details are also shown on the drawings.

    Dart 22 Particulars

    LOA 22' 6.71m

    Beam 27" 0.69m

    Mid Depth (Deck to hull bottom) 15" 0.38m

    Approx. Dry Weight 110lbs 50kg

    Approx. Capacity 650lbs 295kg

    Hull Shape

    U bottom with single chine

    Construction Method Stitch and tape

    Plywood Requirements 5-6 sheets of 4mm

    Guidance Use Sea and General Purpose

    Drawing/Design Package3 x A1 sheets + 6 A4 sheets - includes rudder de-tails.

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    16 & 176 SEAWOLF

    Seawolf is a development of the Dart 14 canoe. We have increased her length by 2 and her widthslightly and swept the bow up to make her more suitable for sea use. She has fore and aft buoyancycompartments and a large storage area behind the cockpit entered by a watertight hatch.Construction is by the simple stitch and tape method which keeps weight down to less than 40 lbs(18kg) and she uses 3 sheets of 4mm ply. Details are shown for the self lifting rudder.

    17'6" Seawolf Particulars

    LOA 17'6" 5.34m

    Beam 29" 0.74m

    Mid Depth (Deck to hull bottom) 13" 0.33m

    Approx. Dry Weight 48lbs 21.77kg

    Approx. Capacity 475lbs 215kg

    Hull Shape V bottomed single chine

    Construction Method Stitch and tape

    Plywood Requirements 4 sheets of 4mm

    Guidance Use Sea and general purpose

    Drawing/Design Package 1 x additional A1 sheet

    15'9" Seawolf Particulars

    LOA 15'9" 4.8m

    Beam 25 1/4" 0.64m

    Mid Depth (Deck to hull bottom) 13" 0.33m

    Approx. Dry Weight 40lbs 18kg

    Approx. Capacity 315lbs 143kg

    Hull Shape V bottomed single chine

    Construction Method Stitch and tape

    Plywood Requirements 3 sheets of 4mm

    Guidance Use Sea and general purpose

    Drawing/Design Package2 x A1 sheets + 7 x A4 instruction sheets includingrudder details.

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    158 SEAFOX

    The Seafox is a development of our Seawolf design using 4 planks per side rather than 2 giving awell rounded and very attractive hull shape. she has storage and buoyancy areas fore and aft and a3' long cockpit opening. Length is 15'8" and beam is 26" - overall weight is around 45 lbs. (20kg) andconstruction uses 3 sheets of 4mm ply (Exterior or Marine) with the simple stitch and tape process.

    Seafox Particulars

    LOA 15'8" 4.78m

    Beam 26" 0.66m

    Mid Depth (Deck to hull bottom) 14" 0.35m

    Approx. Dry Weight 45lbs 20kg

    Approx. Capacity 400lbs 181kg

    Hull Shape

    V bottom and 3 chines

    Construction Method Stitch and tape

    Plywood Requirements 3 sheets of 4mm

    Guidance Use Sea and general purpose

    Drawing/Design Package2 x A1 sheets plus 7 x A4 instruction sheetsincluding rudder details.

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    An example of the Seafox byRussell Harley with an altereddeck.

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    17 STRIP PLANKED SEALION

    The Sealion was originally modeled on our Seafox seakayak but the use of Cedar Strip planking for herconstruction allows a more graceful and curvaceous shapeboth for the hull and the deck. She is built over computerfaired mould shapes set up on a strongback (all details andfull-sized mould shapes are given on the plans) in 6mmCedar which is sanded smooth and then sheathed in glasscloth with epoxy resin.

    Sealion Particulars

    LOA 17' 5.18m

    Beam 22" 0.56m

    Mid Depth (Deck to hull bottom) 13" 0.33m

    Approx. Dry Weight 60lbs 27kg

    Approx. Capacity 280lbs 127kg

    Hull Shape Round bilged

    Construction Method Strip planked (moulds also available for clinker/ply)

    Strip Wood Requirements 1640' of 1/4" x 5/8" (500m of 6x15mm) WRC

    Guidance Use Sea and general purpose

    Drawing/Design Package5 x A1 sheets +3 x A4 instruction