Re: [baidarka] sonotube kayak

Stefano Moretti (
Wed, 13 May 1998 01:39:18 +0200

Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 01:39:18 +0200
From: Stefano Moretti <>
Subject: Re: [baidarka] sonotube kayak

Craig O'Donnell wrote:
> I considered these tubes as floats for an outrigger sailing canoe, there
> would have been a layer of fiberglass or other fabric w/ epoxy over the
> outside.

Why bother with cardboard: its heavy and the extra work does not seem
tempting. INdustrial use fiberglass tubes exist too (light poles and the

I will be modifying my kayak to bear a 2 sq metre battened sail (idea
devised from your page Craig ...) and will go for light PVC instead.

Bye, Stefano