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Joe Yap  from Singapore

Joe Yap from Singapore

I built it out of 4mm Keruing/meranti marine plywood and weigh slightly above 15kg as a 3-piece sectional kayak with 40mm freeboard reduction.

Rafael from Brazil

Rafael from Brazil

Shrike flat-top 1)No moving skeg. Instead of that I made a metal skeg, and with that I can turn either side if I need (manually) and it helps me to go in a straight line. I am able to achieve a maximum speed of 10Km/h, (not cruising speed). 2)To make it easier to...

Tugrul from Turkey

Tugrul from Turkey

Which model Shrike did choose? Standard Shrike with a keyhole cockpit with topsides lowered ~35 mm What modifications, if any, did you make to the design described in the build manual? Built without a skeg to reduce the total weight. I'll mostly use the kayak on...

Maarten from The Netherlands

Maarten from The Netherlands

We (my son and I, unexperienced kayak builders) enjoyed building the Shrike enormously, it took us a week and - since my son's holiday was over, some extra weekends to finish the job. We added three hatches, of which only one is visible. For the cockpit we used a...

Gastón from CA, USA

Gastón from CA, USA

Which model Shrike did choose? What modifications, if any, did you make to the design described in the build manual? What is the weight of the finished kayak? Anything you wished you had done differently? Any tips you’d like to suggest to future builders? How does the...

Stuart from Scotland

Stuart from Scotland

Which model Shrike did choose? What modifications, if any, did you make to the design described in the build manual? What is the weight of the finished kayak? Anything you wished you had done differently? Any tips you’d like to suggest to future builders? How does the...

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