Mystic Star combines the beam, high volume and stability of the North Star with the shorter length of the Fire Star. Mystic Star is a comfortable, fast cruising kayak. For details about the baidarka design please see the North Star page.
Then you can build this boat! I've built seven small kayaks over the years, all have been from the design type called a mouseboat. The mouseboat is a free plan offered by Gavin Atkin, variations on the design have been drawn by others, and are also offered on the Mouseboats yahoo group page.
Do you really want a kayak? Want one so bad you can taste it, but can't afford one, or think you don't have the skills to build one? Then I have a few questions for you.
Labors of Love Works of Art. If you ever find yourself stranded on a deserted island, one of the few indispensable items would be a classic, hand-crafted wooden Sekani kayak. And when the fancy takes you, delight in the paddle home.
This delightful little boat is designed for someone who wants a light, easy to handle recreational kayak of distinctive character. Its small size makes it easy to put on the roof of a car or on the deck of a yacht and transport it to your favourite lake or harbour. Once there, you will be able to go into places inaccessible by any other boat.
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First, I know of no boat building technique that uses strips of foam. Expanded PVC cores like Divinycell and Airex are sold in sheets made up of segments blocks of the foam held together with a fabric scrim. The segmenting permits the blocks to follow the compound curves of the hull while the scrim holds them in position. The PVC products were developed to compete with balsa core materials.
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Kayaks were traditionally a boat which the paddler would build himself. Kayaks were developed by the Inuit and Aleut peoples of arctic Americas and Greenland popularly known as Eskimos. These people needed to build a boat with limited materials that would let them paddle in some of the most dangerous waters of the world.