Register now as space is limited to build your own kayak in 3 days at the Port of Toledo’s Wooden Boat Show, August 15-17. This is a family activity, so bring your kids, parents and grandkids or invite a few friends to build your own Yaquina 15 Sea Kayak. This is a great opportunity to build your own beautiful custom kayak for a reasonable cost, and at the same time create memories for your family that will last a life time.
Under the guidance of the Port of Toledo Boatyard’s Manager Leo Newberg and local boat builders Rick Johnson and Michael Bogoger families will build the ‘Yaquina 15’, a 15 foot touring sea kayak designed by Leo Newberg. These kayaks are an excellent platform for exploring the unique and diverse waterways of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. The ‘Yaquina 15’ is a capable, stable and easy to paddle boat that is great for all ages and skill levels.
The cost is $400.00, which includes all materials and instruction. Recommended group size is 2 -5 people per boat, with at least one adult. All ages, beginning at 8 years old, can work together on this project. All skill levels are welcome. The boat building begins on Friday, August 15th at 9 AM. Two full days and one half day on Sunday will culminate in an afternoon launch ceremony before you take your boat home.
For more information about the Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show and to register for Family Boat Building, visit portoftoledo.org or call 541-336-5207.