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Check out Canoe & Kayak's review of the Pingino Sport as a surf kayak:


Check out Canoe and Kayak Magazine's coverage of our boat building classes, complete with some fantastic videos and interviews: Click here to read the article online




Listen to John Lockwood tell his story and inspiration for Pygmy Boats in this Hooked on Wooden Boat's podcast.


Construction Links

West Coast Paddler has great step by step, photographic tutorials on building the Coho, the Osprey Double & the Arctic Tern 14:

Building the Coho:

Building the Osprey Double:

Building the Arctic Tern 14:


Woodcraft Magazine writer, Nancy Miller, blogs about the constrution process of her Pygmy Coho:


Dave Elliott's photographic blog of building a Borealis:


Don Yackel documents the building process for the Pinguino 145-4PD with some great time lapse construction videos:


Wayne Reinart's photo journal of the Taiga Canoe building process:


Cooper's Kayak Project (Cooper, age 13, of New Zealand builds the Arctic Tern 14):



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Most of our photos and videos are created by John Lockwood's daughter, Freya Fennwood. For more information and photos from her adventures on and off the water please visit:







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