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I have spent more hours than I care to admit searching the Internet for Kayak-related sites. The following are a few of the sites that I can recommend in regards to Kayak-building, materials, and for those of us with no time or inclination to build our own, a few retailers!

If you come across a Web page that should be included, please let me know!

Kayak Web Sites Worth Visiting

If you're interested in building your own kayak, check out these sites....

Personal Sites, Clubs, Magazines, Forums, Information

Kayak Plans, Kits, Supplies, and Accessories

Boatbuilding Materials and Supplies

Kayak Manufacturers and Accessories

  • Action Fish Kayak Kits
    Action Fish Kayak Kits offer woodstrip sea kayaks and complete kayak kits constructed using traditional techniques with custom builds based on body and paddling style. Prices, product descriptions, on-line customized services, contact information and FAQs.
  • Caretta Kayaks
    Luxury, handcrafted wooden touring kayaks, made in Savannah, GA.
  • Current Designs
    Designs and builds touring kayaks, surf skis and accessories. Includes dealer locator and catalog request form. Located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Custom Kayaks
    Kayaks handbuilt of wood and fiberglass. Has a large photo gallery. Based in Milford, Connecticut.
  • Custom Inflatables, Inc.
    Maker of inflatables kayaks. Includes a list of dealers and a message board.
  • Dagger Kayaks
    Affordable whitewater, touring, sport, and recreational kayaks.
  • DB Designs Inc.
    Manufacturer and designer of kayaks, paddles, spraydecks, paddling wear, and accessories.
  • Eddyline Kayaks
    Manufacturer of a complete line of ocean, lake and river touring kayaks.
  • Feather Craft Folding Kayaks
    Folding Kayaks.
  • Fold Boat (FolBot)
    Folding Kayaks
  • Heritage Kayaks
    Manufacturer of open cock pit kayaks for recreation and touring. Includes dealer locator.
  • Hurricane Aqua Sports
    Manufacturer of touring, recreational, and sit on top kayaks. Located in Warsaw, North Carolina.
  • Impex International
    Manufacturer of touring kayaks and Pyranha whitewater kayaks. Includes specifications, dealer locator, news, and message board.
  • Islander Kayaks
    Offers several models of sit-on-top and surf kayaks.
  • J&J Custom Watercraft
    Specializes in hand made and crafted sea touring kayaks built in the true eskimo tradition.
  • Klepper Folding Kayaks
    The Rolls Royce of Folding Kayaks.
  • Mariner Kayaks
    Great Kayaks plus lots of Reviews, Resources, Accessories, etc.
  • Necky Kayaks
    Canadian manufacturer of sea, and whitewater kayaks. Product descriptions, pictures, and independent reviews.
  • Nimbus Kayaks
    Manufacturer specializing in fiberglass and kevlar touring, ocean kayaks and paddles. Dealer listing.
  • Northwest Kayaks
    Manufacturer of sea kayaks in Redmond, Washington. Includes dealer locator.
  • Ocean Kayak
    Open top cockpit allows the paddler to enter and exit the kayak easily from the shore, dock or water. Order kayak accessories online.
  • Old Town Canoe
    Affordable recreational kayaks and canoes.
  • Perception Kayaks USA
    Affordable whitewater, touring, sport, and recreational kayaks.
  • Redfish Custom Kayak & Canoe Co.
    Designer, and builder of wood strip sea kayaks, and canoes. Offers finished sea kayaks, or plans for home builders.
  • Riot Kayaks
    Employees are kayakers and bring their experiences with them back to the shop every day. Kayak message board.
  • Seaward Kayaks
    Building innovative, user-friendly performance kayaks.
  • Sun Kayaks
    Manufacturer of sea kayaks.
  • Team Triak Sailing Kayaks
    Maker of a sailing kayak. Find specifications, prices, and contact information. Based in Washington state.
  • Toquenatch Creek
    Custom builder of high performance, cedarstrip, lightweight sea kayaks. Includes photos of completed craft and work in progress. Provides information about services provided and contact. Located in Powell River, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Trinity Bay Boat Company
    Maker of several models of affordable quality kayaks.
  • Tsunami Kayaks
    California based manufacturer of strong, stable, sea kayaks.
  • Walden Sports
    Manufacturer of kayaks from recycled plastic. Also, outriggers, and accessories.
  • Wave Sport Kayaks
    Builds whitewater kayaks, only. Download their catalog. Includes message board and rodeo results.
  • Whale Craft Folding Kayaks
    Folding Kayaks
  • Wilderness Systems Online
    Touring, recreational, sporting, sit-on-top, and surf kayaks. Photos, suggested retail prices, and dealer locations.

Retail Stores

  • Chicagoland Canoe Base
    A Comprehensive Retail Establishment for Kayaks/Canoes
  • Galyans Retail Store
    Great prices on a good variety of Kayaking and outdoor equipment. Their web site does not show their Kayak stock--you must visit their store, a veritable DisneyLand for outdoor stuff.
  • Northwest Outdoor Center
    Popular site, a bit pricey
  • REI
    Good selection of outdoor stuff. Check out their "outlet" store, great prices.

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