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One, two, and three-person kayaks are available in sizes from 12' to 21' long. They have hard-chine, multi-chine and round-bottom boats. In addition to the canoes and kayaks they also offer rowing / sailing skiffs. One of their skiffs is 13' long with a
4' 2” beam. A sail can be added as an option to make this skiff a sailboat.
Their kits are complete and include virtually everything you need to build your boat.
Accessories include roof top carriers, seats, deck plates, compasses, cockpit covers, rowing accessories and paddles. They also offer a complete line of tools, epoxy,
fiberglass, plywood, stains, paints and an assortment of building hardware such as brass screws, washers and nails.
The pictures above are just a sample of the products offered - visit their
website to see more products - the link is at the bottom of the page.
According to Chesapeake Light Craft, “Over 7,000 CLC boats have been completed by amateur builders all over the world, many of who have had no previous woodworking experience.”
Chesapeake Light Craft has been building boat kits since around 1992 and are located in Annapolis, Maryland.
The “Chesapeake 14 Kayak” kit is about $549 plus shipping. The “Chesapeake Triple Kayak” is $849 plus shipping. The rowing/sailing skiff starts at $689. Kayak kits range from about $549 to over $849 plus shipping. Canoes range from about $499 to about $799 plus shipping.
Note: Prices are estimates in US Dollars - features, specifications and prices are subject to change
- check with kit manufacturer.
Availability: Availability is approximately 7 to 10 days from the time of the order.
Tools Required: Small handsaw, block plane, clamps, common carpenter
Skills Needed: Basic carpenter and finishing skills.
Areas of Difficulty: Varies with type of kit
Estimated Time: Approximately 70 hours 50 hours to assemble - and 20 hours for finishing
- estimate based on one of their popular kayak kits.
Finishing Required: Sanding, painting, varnishing, rigging, decorating as preferred.
A sample step-by-step
assembly of one of their kits is at their website.
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Express Shipping: N/A
Weight & Size Factors: (Add to shipping cost above and Products and Pricing.) Popular kayaks ship at approximately $59. Skiffs at about $79 or $158 with sail option.
Shipping Point(s): Annapolis
Overseas/International Shipping: Available check with check manufacturer.
Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover
Personal Checks: Yes
Money Orders: Yes
Check with the kit manufacturer.
Personal Kontact: Mon to Fri - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Closed on Sundays - Eastern Standard Time.
Phone: Regular number is listed at their website
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