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Building your own Skin-on-Frame kayak can be a rewarding experience as several of my customers (friends now) have said. I offer a one-on-one, five day long course where you will build your own kayak and Greenland style paddle. Start Monday, paddle Friday.......
All tools and guidance is supplied at my workshop, a wonderful riverside setting on the Derwent River opposite the new MONA gallery.
For interstate visitors there is B&B accommodation close handy (see my links page) or we are only a 20 minute drive from the centre of Hobart.
Getting your kayak home is easy as well as I can arrange packaging and freight to any regional airport serviced by Qantas Freight.
You might like to share this experience with a friend - that's fine. We can build up to two at a time in my workshop and it doubles the fun:)
How much does it cost???
$3,500 is the cost for the one-on-one five day build. Includes the kayak (of course), and a Greenland style paddle built to your stature and paddling requirements,.....
$3,000 each if you do it with a friend.
Freight can be arranged through Qantas Freight to your closest regional airport within Australia. I wrap your kayak in clear plastic, plaster "FRAGILE" all over it and deliver to Hobart Airport. Unfortunately there is no insurance offered by Qantas, nor a delivery service. Having said that, there has never been any damage incurred - so don't let that be a concern - these things are tough. Freight charges have a habit of changing once you take your eye off them, so a quote needs to be obtained beforehand....ask me.