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Bluefin

An East Greenland Style Kayak

bluefinThe Bluefin is an East Greenland type wooden kayak built with a hybrid  marine plywood hull and wood strip deck. This boat is based on a traditional kayak design. The slight rocker and extended water line in the stern make this boat track very well, yet it turns very nicely when leaned.

Designed to meet the rigors of Lake Superior, it is named for the Lake Superior Herring, locally known as "Bluefin," a staple of the commercial fishing industry for over 100 years.

This is a moderate volume kayak, a great  boat for an intermediate paddler, with enough room for camping trips. Hatches are cut out of the strip deck hiding the water-proof neoprene hatch covers underneath. A roomy cockpit allows for easy entry and egress.

Comes with a form-fitted foam seat and a foam-covered wooden back rest. "Keepers" footrests are standard, as are wooden toggles through the bow and stern. Compass and retractable skeg are options.

Available in 17' length

Depth at cockpit: 12" Height at stern deck: 7-1/2"
Width at deck: 22-1/4" Rocker: 2-1/4"
Width at chine: 18-1/2" Weight: 40 lbs
Height at bow: 16" Price: $4495