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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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Skookumchuck Narrows, BC is known as one of the best places in the world to ride a standing wave in a kayak.  It's remote and takes a bit of intention to get there, but when we can get away and take a few boats, it's ...

Kayak Surfing Skookumchuck Narrows Tidal Rapid

Blog, Pinguino kayak, Selkie

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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_17_1359591249[/easyrotator] We often get calls about which boats are "dog-friendly".  Of course, it depends on the size of dog and the dog's willingness to participate, but plenty of people manage to ...

Kayaking with Dogs Or “Dog Paddling”

Blog, Customer Profiles, Osprey Triple, Pinguino kayak, Taiga Canoe, Videos, Wineglass Wherry

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[caption id="attachment_229" align="alignleft" width="300"] Canoecopia: The World's Largest Paddlesports Exposition[/caption] Pygmy is going to Canoecopia! For those that haven't been, this is the "World's Largest ...

Canoecopia Bound!

Blog, Coho, Pinguino kayak, Taiga Canoe