make your own wakayak

I remember seeing this at my local kayak shop, a rig you could buy to turn your ‘yak into a sailboat.

Specifically a kind of catamaran.

OC3 Hawaiian sailing canoe

Or trimaran, in modern lingo.

Really though, it’s one of these…

te-vaka-girl

…in miniature.

Crab claw beach catamaran

This site has some neat info on how an arctic paddle powered boat can become a tropical sailing one.

http://www.kayarchy.com/html/01equipment/013aotherboats.htm#othermultihullsforexposedwaters

http://www.kayarchy.com/html/01equipment/014sailingkayaks.htm

sea kayak with sailing rig

Consider the coconut…

or the pool noodle…

I saw a guy use pool noodles strapped together with saran wrap to stabilize a small row boat…

 

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