Build Gallery

Federico and Daniele from Sardinia

Federico and Daniele from Sardinia

In Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy), me and my friend Daniele have built two Shrike-toos. As a hobby, we started to build in October 2018 and ended in May 2020.However, thanks to your plans and your manual, we believe we have done a good job and are very happy with our new...

Ilija Bobev from Bulgaria

Ilija Bobev from Bulgaria

I just want to thank you for the beautiful plans of the Shrike. I just finished my / first, I hope / Shrike-lv. My english is not good enough to describe all the feelings I felt, building it. This is my second boat, and definitely not the last one. You are great....

Fergus from Scotland

Fergus from Scotland

This was my lockdown project so now launched at Loch Earn in Scotland. A big thank you to all involved in the Shrike project and to Chris Tipper at Selkie kayaks for the kit. It is a beautiful design and was a pleasure to build. 14 kg is about the same as my SOF. As...

Kövecses from  Hungary

Kövecses from Hungary

My kayak is finally ready. I Made it from 4mm okoume plywood. On the bottom I used 163gr fabric, on the top 80gr fabric. I made bigger space for the legs. I really like how it slides on the water. Thank you for the plans and instructions!

Freek from The Netherlands

Freek from The Netherlands

A specialist rolling shrike built by Freek for rolling, with a lowered stern deck so that the freeboard is 2 cm, the minimum for competition, but with a raised masik for more knee room.

Kevin from NY, USA

Kevin from NY, USA

Initial build by Joe Mellusi (hull deck beams, compartments, etc. Dan Thayler (Moonlight Marine) completed thework.

Fritz from Germany

Fritz from Germany

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...

Dave from Seaford, UK

Dave from Seaford, UK

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...

Marriott Hotel, Minneapolis USA

Marriott Hotel, Minneapolis 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...

Roger from Sussex, UK

Roger from Sussex, UK

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...

Serg from Russia

Serg from Russia

My first experience building a kayak. The construction took 15-20 days for 3-4 hours, the budget is about 15k roubles (240 USD, 185 GBP), while the resin was left for another project. It remains only to paint the cockpit and embed the hatches. Some technical...

Eagles Wang from Taiwan

Eagles Wang from Taiwan

Name: Eagle 3, for rolling. Template Model: Shrike Too lowered to Shrike R. Size: Length 5m(500cm), beam 52cm. hight 24cm, and weight 17.4kg. Cockpit size: 60cm long, 46cm wide. Made in Hualien, Taiwan.

Archipelago Folkschool in Scotland, UK – August 2019

Archipelago Folkschool in Scotland, UK – August 2019

Archipelago Folkschool is a non-profit organisation based on the beautiful island of Mull, off the West coat of Scotland. The school runs courses for a wide range of art and craft projects, one of which is kayak building. There were two courses in 2019, each of which...

Chris Ridge from UK

Chris Ridge from UK

Built at the Archipelago Folk School Workshop in Spring 2019. "Performance is stunning 6.2 knots with a Greenland paddle"

Adam May from Ireland

Adam May from Ireland

"I immediately fell in love with the sharp lines, simplicity of approach and ethos of your project. I had the pleasure of building this Shrike starting early summer while both of my teenagers were revising for exams. Many thanks for the generous gift of the plans....

Archipelago Folkschool in Scotland, UK – May 2019

Archipelago Folkschool in Scotland, UK – May 2019

Archipelago Folkschool is a non-profit organisation based on the beautiful island of Mull, off the West coat of Scotland. The school runs courses for a wide range of art and craft projects, one of which is kayak building. There were two courses in 2019, each of which...

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This