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Katya from Russia

The kayak is a CNC Kayaks Shrike-R reduced to 2/3 size build, slightly longer than 3 meters, built for up a paddler up to 45kg, and about 140 cm height. The paddler is 5 years 9 months old, at 118 cm and 20 kgs weight. Special thanks to Alexander Pavlikov (Aspid), the...

Catalin Pogaci from Malta

The following changes were made from the normal Shrike: - Length: my boat is 30 cm shorter coming at only 5 m in length, as I needed a bit more maneuverability; - Max beam has been reduced from 54cm to only 51, as the boat has been wrapped around my hips; - A minus...

J.P Meyenberg from USA

What Shrike model did you choose? Shrike-R Kit from Clear Stream Kit. This is my first attempt at woodworking. What modifications, if any, did you make to the design described in the build manual? Raised Masik height to 9.5" and made cockpit 1 inch longer. Reinforced...

Ludo from France

j'ai construit un Shrike cet hiver dans mon garage et aujourd'hui test sur eau plate au fond de la rade de Brest, vers le cimetière a bateau de Landevennec (au cas ou il coule c'est plus pratique d’être direct sur place :)) Le mien pèse 25 Kgs. J'ai fibré l'intérieur...

Mike Holgate from UK

What Shrike model did you choose? I decided to go for a Shrike with a keyhole cockpit, but with topsides reduced by 40mm. As a 90kg paddler I wanted this kayak to be a good roller and also a good day boat. 40mm reduction has turned out to be ideal - phew! What...

Jon Evans from UK

A 1/6th scale model Shrike Too: I took a set of your plans and draughted them out at 16.67% of full size, then cut out some bits of 1/16th inch ply, stitched and glued a hull, tacked on a 1/64th inch ply deck, and applied paint and varnish. Easier said than done, but...

Egorr from Arkhangelsk, Russia

Which model Shrike did choose? Standard Shrike. What modifications, if any, did you make to the design described in the build manual? None What is the weight of the finished kayak? Unknown How does the kayak perform on the water? Looking forward to cruising the White...

CIFP Politecnico de Santiago, Galiza, Spain

Five Shrikes were built as a part of an Innovation course, they were experimenting with the use of cork and epoxy as a composite material. The builders were: Fou Pose, Silvia Rivas and Maria Jose Suarez. Comments below were provided by Fou Pose: What Shrike model did...

Greg Belyakov from Russia

Alexandre Pavlikov was the builder of my boat. The base design is Shrike-R, made to fit me (6’1 or 184 cm and 230 lbs (105kgs) weight at the time). For that Alexandre made the following adjustments. The masik was raised 40mm to fit my feet (size 12) and also to...

Damian Walker from UK

Which model Shrike did you choose? Shrike-R with topsides lowered by 60 mm What modifications, if any, did you make to the design described in the build manual? I have long legs and big feet so fitting into the original Shrike R would be uncomfortable/impossible. So I...

David Robinson from New Zealand

What Shrike model did you choose? I built the Shrike Too What modifications, if any, did you make to the design described in the build manual? Only minor modifications such as fitting a plywood platform as a seat low enough in the boat so that the centre of gravity...

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