Some of the most beautiful kayaks I have ever seen out on the water were handmade. I’m sure they took many hours of laborious work, but man were they head-turners. If you are a skilled woodworker (or just have a lot of free time), you may be interested in this collection of plywood kayak plans. ... Read more
Here we have two beautiful little kayaks designed for just about everyone to enjoy on the water. With big cockpits and ample stability, the emphasis is on comfort. But these boats really paddle well! Speed is excellent: you can really cover the miles in a day, while tracking is solid in stiff crosswinds.