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Canoe Building Workshops
We run Canadian canoe building workshops in the Lake District. The courses are designed for individuals or small groups, and are set over 4 days. You don't need a high level of wood working skill, as the stages are really simple to follow. We build the canoe using the stitch and glue method. Bring friends and family along to help out at no extra cost and make a holiday out of it. Upon completion, the canoe is yours to keep.
All 2014 canoe building workshop dates here.
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Free model canoe!! click here for the Mayfly canoe template



Canoe skill courses
You want to build a canoe! You might like to know how to paddle it! We run optional skill courses at the end of each canoe build.



Canoe paddles, Buoyancy aids and Roof straps for sale
We have a selection of unique ORCA canoe paddles that we have hand handmade for sale as well as our economy Redtail paddle hand made in Canada that you can buy online now for £50. Buoyancy aids are available to purchase to if would like, we have the Yak Blaze and the HH Raider vest, both around £25

Roof tie
down cam buckle strap are £10 a pair, they are perfect for strapping your canoe to your car roof with.We don’t recommend ratchet straps as they can damage the canoe.

Cedar strip canoes for sale
We currently have two beautiful cedar strip canes for sale.
15ft Prospector cedar strip
14ft Prospector cedar strip

Voucher gift cards
ORCA voucher gift cards are available . Read more…

 

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