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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 San Juan Islands are one of those iconic Northwest paddling destinations I am lucky to say I have explored a number of times. Cypress Island is one of the wildest and unpopulated large islands due to the fact there ...

Cypress Island: Best Free Weekend Kayak Trip in the San Juan Islands

Blog, Coho, Paddling Trips

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We have a folder about 3 inches thick filled with customer feedback letters, photos and reviews of the Coho, plus another electronic folder with about 100 MB (who knows how many inches that is).  As I was reading these it ...

Coho Customer Feedback Letters

Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Boat Construction, Coho, Customer Profiles

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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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[easyrotator]erc_79_1372101811[/easyrotator] People often ask us about customizing their boats with artwork, be it inlays, on lays or painting.  We understand that your boat can be a great canvas so we thought we'd share ...

Customizing Your Boat: Wood Inlays, Onlays, Paintings & Other Fun Ideas

Arctic Tern 17, Blog, Boat Construction, Borealis, Coho, Customer Profiles, Osprey 13

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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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An iconic Northwest event with its roots reaching back all the way to 1911, the Ski to Sea Race is held every Memorial Day in Bellingham, WA. The Ski to Sea includes 7 sports, starting with cross-country skiing and ending ...

Ski to Sea 2013

Blog, Coho, Events