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1. Pinguino 145: For the 6th year in a row the Pinguino 145 has outsold any other kit. With efficient cruising speed, an extra large cockpit option and plenty of stability this kayak is versatile and popular for kayak ...

The Top 10 Kits of 2016

Arctic Tern 14, Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Borealis, Coho, most popular boat kits, Murrelet kayak, Pinguino kayak, Ronan, Wineglass Wherry

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This fall marks Pygmy's 30th year in business, making us the oldest and most esteemed stitch and glue kayak kit company. Over the past three decades we've earned some impressive titles, such as "Best Kayak Kit" and "Best ...

The Top 10 Kits of the Last 30 Years

Arctic Tern 14, Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Coho, most popular boat kits, Osprey Double, Osprey Std, Osprey Triple, Pinguino kayak, Taiga Canoe, Wineglass Wherry

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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. ...

Top 10 Boat Kits of 2014

Arctic Tern 14, Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Borealis, Coho, Murrelet kayak, Pinguino kayak, Wineglass Wherry

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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 2013. Bear in mind that just because a boat is popular, it may not mean it’s the best suited ...

Best Selling Boat Kits of 2013

Arctic Tern 14, Blog, Coho, Murrelet kayak, Pinguino kayak

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[caption id="attachment_973" align="alignleft" width="651"] Annie takes the Arctic Tern 14 for a paddle in Port Townsend, WA. She said she was convinced the boat was made for her.[/caption] "The Arctic Tern 14 is a godsend ...

The Arctic Tern 14 Kayak Kit: Customer Feedback

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[caption id="attachment_875" align="alignleft" width="530"] Al began kayaking at 80 years of age.[/caption] Al Villa was 80 when he first began paddling. Since then he's built 6 kayaks and has helped a handful of other ...

You’re Never Too Old to Start

Arctic Tern 14, Blog, Boat Construction, Coho, Customer Profiles, Osprey Std, Pinguino kayak

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9:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday, May 11, 2013  at Sunset Beach in Lake Sammamish State Park, Washington [caption id="attachment_804" align="alignleft" width="513"] Last year we had a great time and beautiful ...

Northwest Paddling Festival 2013

Arctic Tern 14, Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Borealis, Coho, Customer Profiles, Events, Murrelet kayak, Pinguino kayak

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[easyrotator]erc_64_1363218927[/easyrotator] The nose of the Taiga canoe stuck out about 4 inches from the edge of our booth and passerby’s seemed incapable of resisting petting its smooth glassy finish.  Even though ...

Canoecopia 2013

Arctic Tern 14, Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Borealis, Events, Osprey Double, Taiga Canoe

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[easyrotator]erc_71_1360614807[/easyrotator] Although a life-long canoeist I had never seriously considered the sea kayak until given a copy of Joel Roger’s Watertrail for Christmas two years ago. After reading about ...

Kayaks in the Living Room

Arctic Tern 14, Blog, Boat Construction, Coho, Customer Profiles, Osprey 13