Chesapeake 16

Chesapeake 16 Beach


Model: Length: Hull Weight: Beam: Max Payload: Cockpit Size: Paddler Weight: Knee Height: Max. Men's Shoe Size (US):
Chesapeake 16 15' 8"
19 kg 60cm 120kg 78.5 x 43 cm 55 - 80 cm 31.75 cm 13
Model Plans and manual* Wood Only Kit Full Kit
Chesapeake 16 $130 $1050 $1500

Build this boat if:

  • You weigh between 140 and 195lbs
  • You favor a large cockpit and strong stability in a traditional touring kayak
  • Ease of construction is important

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Holding Chesapeake 16 Chesapeake 16 water

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