This week most of the Skirts and Skins group was working on finishing the gunwales – sawing the tips to join at the proper angle, then moving on to cutting the deck beams. Some of the beams will be arched to be worked on next week.
Sessions 5 and 6 involved marking and mortising both the rib and the beam locations. Cutting and gluing on bow and stern triangles onto the gunwales.
The Skin On Frame Kayak group “Skirts and Skins” help a kayak demo to try out various skin on frame kayaks to determine what size and characteristics works the best.
A video showing kayaking can be year round.
The Huron River is a great resource for Southeast Michigan for kayaking
Michigan November weather still some warm days to do some kayaking and get exercise.
Getting the right fit on a paddle is very important when stating to Kayak
Ending of the journey, everyone had a great time. Some people were tired, some were ready for more. Some good company and exercise. Chain of Lakes tour Little Portage to Zukey lake and back. Audio Podcast
Part 3 of 4 fall paddle from Little Portage to Zukey Lake, Lunch at the Tavern. Kayak roll demonstrated.
This video shows getting to Zukey Lake Tavern, inside the Tavern, playing in the mud getting in and out. Some horses visited us from Brighton Mi Stables. Good time had by all. Picked up a nice Kayak couple who caught up with the group at the Tavern. Sunny day, warm for October, colors were good, [...]