The joy of paddling wooden kayaks simply can not be compared to any other kind of pastime. The pleasure and feelings evoked by the sturdy, classic craft floating serenely on a body of water is unmatched to any worldly worth's. However this traditional kayak are not coming by as commonly as they used to. The difficulty of making a boat, not to mention the efforts needed to repair one could come quite an inconvenience. In this age of modern comforts, people are used to instant things. But, luckily still many prefer to call upon timeless pleasure of traditional elegance and chose to retain such an honorable art. Kayak kits are earthy elements of such art.
A kit is simply a collection of parts and pieces pre- milled to help you get through the kayak building process faster. You can build a craft by reading all the materials, strips and your own mold forms. However by buying ready kayak kits you save on lots of time and frustration and gain quality. Most of these kits are the result of the designs made and sold by all the renowned kayak manufacturers. So by buying them u know what you need to end up with to make a high quality kayak.
Types of kayak kits available:
1. The Strip.
2. The Hybrid.
3. The Stitch 'n' Glue.
4. The Fishing.
Depending on the type of method you choose to make your own craft the kits are available. Some kits are also customized to fit your needs and abilities.
The Kayak Kit includes:
1. Wood strips
2. Materials for building strong back
3. Pre-cut boat forms
4. Inside and outside boat stems for the stern and bow
5. Cockpit Coaming
6. Components for saddle support.
9. Foot braces
10. Minicell seat
11. All fittings for fore and aft rigging, stainless steel screws, cap nuts and pad eyes.
12. Hatch straps and gaskets
13. Custom Fit designs
14. Artistic design plan
15. Assembly Manual
The kits are constantly updated with better methods and new materials. You can find one easily on the Internet. With so many leading companies selling kits you can pick the one best suited to your needs.
One can not help feel nostalgic and cozy by creating an old world feeling, your own creation with the help of kayak kits.