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…


…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.

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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