A Small Greenland Style Kayak.
The Widgeon is designed for the paddler who wants a small, lightweight of a boat with the beauty of wood at economical prices. These boats are built from Okoume mahogany plywood for strength and natural good looks. The Widgeon tracks well for its size and is great fun to paddle. Its stability is a comfort to novice paddlers. Flared sides provide comfortable secondary stability. It has a relatively high deck to provide leg room and dry ride.
Available with foam seat, footbraces, flush deck fittings and knob closed hatches standard.
The Widgeon hybrid, combining the unsurpassed looks of strip built wooden kayaks with the great looking, high performance and lightweight plywood Wigeon hull. Home builders will find the hybrid the ideal way to build a beautiful boat with much less effort and complexity than a strip built kayak. Plans and kits are now available.
Widgeon plans include full size templates (tape the sheets together and mark your plywood by punching through the paper) and detailed easy to follow instructions. This boat uses stitch and glue construction and can be assembled in about 80 hour of work; the hybrid will take about 110 hours.