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This web site is the playground of Etienne Muller.
If you are not interested in boat building then this site is not for you.

Ootek Sea Kayak

The Bjorn Thomasson Hunter Sea
                                Kayak
BUILDING THE BJORN THOMASSON HUNTER SEA KAYAK

Building The Pole Dancer Cedar
                                Strip Sea Kayak
BUILDING POLE DANCER
Home made
                                kayak skeg
home made kayak skeg construction
Shearwater 17 Hybrid sea kayak
BUILDING SHEARWATER 17 HYBRID

BUILDING NORTH STAR - photographic record






CLICK HERE FOR A PERFORMANCE REVIEW
OF THE NORTH STAR
Deck Rigging


Tortured Ply
                                Kayak



Video by Bob Martin
CONSTRUCTION
METHODS

Different methods of construction are more or less suitable for - different hull shapes - skill levels - available time - accessibility to materials - cost involved - additional benches and equipment needed - etc.....
MY THOUGHTS ON
BUILDING METHODS


DESIGN
CONSIDERATIONS
Some thoughts on design. If you are about to spend months building a boat you want to choose the right one. Consider where you will use it and consider your size and weight. See below about volume.......
MY THOUGHTS ON
CHOOSING A DESIGN

Oneparticular capsizing experience comes to mind, I recall it now with bemusement but I remember being annoying at the time.

I was out with a friend who is a very occasional (once or twice a year) paddler, but otherwise a fit enough guy who is a keen hiker. He was in one of my boats, (a.......
SEA KAYAK CAPSIZE
AN ANECDOTE


In the past thirty years or so I have undertaken scores of expeditions with people who want to get an afternoon on
the water, People who are not confident on their own and just want to see the local environment from a different perspective. These outings are usually with either one or two people, usually total
novices......
MY THOUGHTS ON
SEA KAYAKING WITH BEGINNERS


Video by Will Dorling

LOCAL LINKS
BOAT BUILDING LINKS
BrushwoodStudios.com - My art gallery
http://www.kayakforum.com
Is a good place to get advice
AskifPress.com - My publishing company WWW.LAUGHINGLOON.COM
Sneem.com - My local village http://www.guillemot-kayaks.com
Kenmare.com - My other local village
SneemFestival.com - Our village festival http://www.redfishkayak.com Nice custom seats

http://www.oneoceankayaks.com
The Homoeopathic Clinic, Sneem - My wife's clinic http://www.seawingboats.co.uk
DianaMuller.com - My daughter's website
http://www.raysdreamboats.com
THE ELFREE STORIES - a children's book by Anne Muller

MESSAGES - by Anne Muller
SEA KAYAKING TOURS
ABOUT COLOUR - a book by Anne Muller
JoanneYelen.com - My sister's website
The Institute Of Homoeopathic Medicine