Chesapeake 17

C 17


Model: Length: Hull Weight: Beam: Max Payload: Cockpit Size: Paddler Weight: Knee Height: Max. Men's Shoe Size (US):
Chesapeake 17 17' 0"
20.5kg 61 cm 150kg 78.5 x 43 cm 80 - 115 kg 31.75 cm 14

Model Plans and manual* Wood Only Kit Full Kit
Chesapeake 17 $130 $1050 $1500

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Build this boat if:

  • You weigh more than 200lbs or need a huge amount of storage space
  • You need lots of extra legroom, knee room, and foot room.
  • You need a high volume kayak that handles better than high volume plastic kayaks

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Denman Marine specialises in custom wooden boat building and repair. We utilise both traditional methods such as carvel or clinker and modern methods such as strip planking, cold molding or clinker plywood.

We can custom build to any design - for example those by Iain Oughtred, David Payne, Paul Gartside, John Welsford, Mark Bowdidge, Francois Vivier, Atkin , Bolger B&B etc.

We are sole Australian agents for Swallow Boats(UK) including the BayRaider, the Australian importer and re-seller of the world renowned Bruynzeel BS1088 Gaboon Marine Plywood (Lloyds certified), Barton Marine products (UK) and Chesapeake Light Craft (USA).

Denman Marine Pty Ltd ATF | ABN: 54779786053 | 2888 Channel Highway Kettering, Tasmania 7155