''BIF-16 Design by Thomas Yost''
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BIF Design 2002 (TDY)

This kayak is loosely based on the CNM-12212 single chine Aleut design Tom has built some time ago. It is very fast for a 16ft kayak and is much more stable than it looks. With 28deg deadrise and very generous rocker, it tracks beautifully but can carve a quick turn. It compares favorably with his Lowie Museum LM2-14886 in stability and turning, but is faster. This will make a great workout boat.

LOA - 16ft 2in.
Beam - 20.5
Weight - 25lbs.
Construction Time - 75hrs.

Contributors to this page: Thomas Yost (TDY), Patrick Poirier (PPR), Gerald Maroske (GUM) and Hendrik Maroske (HHM)