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NEW! Kayak Building Classes In Maine

For the first time this year you can now participate in a Pygmy kayak building class in Maine. Classes will be offered in two locations but will be taught by the same experienced instructor, Bill Thomas. Meet Bill ...
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Canoecopia 2015: March 13th – 15th

Show Hours: Friday 4:00 to 9:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM,  Sunday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM We've had so much fun in past years meeting local Pygmy owners and just sharing in the enthusiasm for a new season that we've ...
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Top 10 Boat Kits of 2014

The turning of a year is always a good time for reflection. In that spirit, here’s a glance back at the most popular boats of the year. 1. The Pinguino 145 has reigned the most popular kit for the last 4 years. ...
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Building A Borealis Stitch & Glue Kayak

Our customers understand the joy and sense of accomplishment that comes with creating something with your own hands. They carve out time to build their own boats. Then they make time to use them. In this day and age, we ...
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Kayak Building Classes in Astoria, Oregon

Given the popularity of our kayak building classes here in Port Townsend, WA we decided to make them more widely available. To that end we have partnered with boat shops across the country. The folks we have chosen to work ...
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Pygmy Boat Maintenance and Re-finishing

At the end of a long summer of paddling trips you might find your trusty Pygmy has some added character. While most scratches are surface blemishes (and proof you use your boat!), some may require a little attention. Fall is ...