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Approximating Displacement for Canoes and Kayaks

On January 23, 2018, in Designer Articles, Human Powered, by Glen L. Witt
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A common question is “how much weight will she hold?” This especially applies to smaller boats such as canoes or kayaks. The following will give a rough idea of the displacement of a typical double ended craft such as a kayak or canoe. It will not be accurate with boats that have a transom. The […]

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