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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Kayak Building Classes in Astoria, Oregon

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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 ...

Pygmy Boat Maintenance and Re-finishing

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About the Author: Freya Fennwood has been paddling a solo sea kayak since she was 6 years old and picked up a camera when she was 12. She attended Colorado Mountain College school of photography in Colorado and has been ...

Photography By Kayak: Tips & Tricks

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