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NYMPH 10 Length ................................... 10' Beam ............................... 25-1/2" Weight .............................. 20 lbs. Max Payload .................... 175 lbs. Plans .................................... $90 Complete Kit ..................... $1,069

NYMPH 12 Length ................................... 12" Beam .............................. 26-1/2" Weight .............................. 25 lbs. Max Payload .................... 240 lbs. Plans .................................... $90 Complete Kit ..................... $1,069

KIT CONTENTS The Nymph kit includes the book

“Building

Strip-Planked

Boats,”

a step-by-step instruction manual, CNC-cut

forms

&

strongback,

epoxy, fiberglass, precision-milled 1/4” bead-and-cove strips in light,

NYMPH CANOE 10 & 12 “It is wonderful how few pounds of cedar, rightly modeled and properly put together, it takes to float a man.” So wrote J. Henry Rushton in the late 19th century. Rushton was a canoe builder who

medium and dark colors, foam

helped promote a class of ultra-light sporting canoes. In this way

“tractor” seat, Rapid Pulse back-

he might have done as much to invent our sport as Inuit seal

band, and hardware.

hunters did. Rushton’s most famous “pack canoe” was called “Sairy Gamp,” and it weighed just 10 pounds. Nick Schade’s interpretation, the Nymph 10, is ten times easier to build and weighs less than 20

Estimated Build Time: 150 hours

pounds built with quarter-inch bead-and-cove cedar strips. We’ve had cats that weighed more. Nick has drawn a 12-foot version as well, which will manage a payload of up to about 240lbs. The Nymph canoes are a more advanced project than something like the Sassafras 12, but will reward the patient carpenter with an heirloom. Some builders have really pushed the weight savings, using thinner strips and exotic fabrics like carbon fiber to yield boats as light as 15 pounds.

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