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Do you have a great shot of a Pygmy Boat? Enter it in our calendar contest and you could see it featured in the first ever Pygmy Calendar. In addition, every photographer featured in the calendar will receive a $100 ...

Pygmy Calendar Contest

Blog

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John Loomis has paddled his Arctic Tern 17 every month for the last 6 years; a feat that's put into perspective with the knowledge that he lives in Holland, Michigan.  It's a deal he made with himself after being inspired ...

Paddling Year Round In Michigan

Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Customer Profiles

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April 17-19, 2015 | Charleston, South Carolina For the first time Pygmy will have a presence at the East Coast Paddlesports & Outdoor Festival.  As with Canoecopia we will be displaying local customers' builds. If ...

East Coast Paddlesports & Outdoors Festival

Blog

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Our in house photographer, Freya Fennwood (owner and designer John Lockwood's daughter) is teaching the secrets of sea kayak photography this August in Pygmy's back yard: the iconic San Juan Islands.   Ever ...

Sea Kayaking Photography Workshop by Freya Fennwood

Blog

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After many requests we now have a mid-west location for kayak building classes! New for 2015, you can build a Pygmy kayak in a class with these wonderful, experienced instructors in the historic town of Marietta, OH. The ...

NEW! Kayak Building Classes in Ohio

Blog, Classes

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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 ...

NEW! Kayak Building Classes In Maine

Blog, Classes

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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 ...

Canoecopia 2015: March 13th – 15th

Blog, Events

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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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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 ...

Building A Borealis Stitch & Glue Kayak

Blog, Borealis, Customer Profiles