CANOE - KAYAK 12 ft. NEW 36 lb. Ultralight Lapstrake w/ Paddle ~ A+++ Handling!
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ULTRA-LIGHT 36 lb. Single LAPSTRAKE CANOE-KAYAK
12 ft. x 2 ft. 5 in.
PADDLES SMOOTHLY & EFFORTLESSLY!
STRIKING YELLOW & GREEN with BLUE ACCENTS!
This is a brand new, strikingly pretty, ultra-light canoe-kayak. Because of its very light weight of only 36 pounds, a single person can easily carry, car-top, launch, and paddle it without help from anyone. The color scheme is a cheerful yellow and green with blue accents.
It is made with glued lapstrake construction – construction by which joints are overlapped. The advantage of this type of classic construction is that everywhere there is a lap, the planking doubles in thickness. Consequently, this results in “built-in stringers” that make the hull strong while at the same time keeping it lightweight. Additionally, the lapstrake effect is one that creates a beautiful and striking appearance.
This type of construction is a time-consuming and very difficult method of construction, which is why vessels made like this are hard to find.
The hull is 1/8 inch luan mahogany covered with fiberglass resin. The thinness of the wood accounts for the lightweight while the fiberglass resin gives the strength and durability needed for a seaworthy vessel.
A rub-strip extends from the bow to the stern and along the keel on the bottom. This rub-strip covered keel not only protects the bottom, but also gives the canoe-kayak excellent tracking, maneuverability, and directional stability through the water.
Additional rub-strips on the gunnels protect the top and outside edges from damage. These rub-strips also enable the canoe-kayak to be brought alongside a dock or stored upside down without damaging its finish.
There are two stainless steel eyebolts – one in the stern and one in the bow. These can be used for either tying down...
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