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Yackman has moved all of his information on the building of Pygmy Boat’s stitch and glue kayak kit, the Pinguino 145 with 4PD to a new website,  There you will find a complete text and video journal of the process used to complete this kayak. There is an extensive Q and A section that include photos of other completed Pinguinos.

The First Paddle

For view all Journal entries go to:

For a summary of the topics covered, go to: 

Building Pinguino Summary

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On the Water Review

Oct 6, 2015

First Book