This is the latest DIY W kayak project –
It’s the first DIY design allowing to take the boat apart.
-“I have been busy building my W kayak. I tested it today and did a dive off it with great success. I decided to use the aluminum connecting poles and make the craft in three parts. This has the benefits of easier construction, easier transport and easier storage.
As I anticipated, it is very stable and should make an ideal sea diving platform. The seat section provides inherent buoyancy if it should capsize. However, I tried very hard to capsize it today and it never looked like getting close to it.
I am so pleased with it and very glad I saw John Forney’s Design.
I would be grateful if you could thank him for his help and advice.
Also, thanks for your help and encouragement.”
Added in November 2012 –
Here’s a video showing Berny testing his W kayak: