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BY JOHN LOCKWOOD I grew up hunting and fishing in a twenty foot Grumman canoe. At age five my Dad took me on my first float trips down the Current and Eleven Point River in the Ozark Mountains of Southern Missouri. Since ...

A Love of Public Land

Blog, Murrelet kayak, Osprey Triple, Paddling Trips

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This past summer I did a salt water paddling trip where there was no fresh water to be found. Initially, this was a scary proposition. I wanted my cast iron pan, my camp chair, double sleeping pads, my tasty food and my ...

7 Recipes for 7 days of Paddling Without Fresh Water

Blog, Murrelet kayak

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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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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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Just across Admiralty Inlet, a short distance Southeast from Pygmy's showroom, sit two islands: Indian & Marrowstone Island.  They are part of our daily routine and can be seen on any clear day.  While acknowledged ...

Circumnavigating Indian Island and Marrowstone Island By Kayak

Blog, Murrelet kayak, Paddling Trips

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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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This past fall was the first time I ever flipped my boat on purpose.  The only other time I had actually flipped my boat over was when I was 6 years old  and was taking my newly designed and built GoldenEye 10 foot out ...

Learning to Roll in The Murrelet

Blog, Murrelet kayak

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The end of a year is always a good time for reflection.   So as the holiday season comes to a close and the new year lingers around the corner we couldn't help but look at what boats were the most popular in 2012.  Bear in ...

The Best Selling Boat Kits of 2012

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