''CNM Design by Thomas Yost''
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CNM Design 2001 (TDY)

Tom writes:

I've just recently completed a new kayak after a few years inactivity. The design is a hard-chine Iqyax (CNM-12212) that I built based on a simplified version of George Dyson's method utilizing aluminum stringers with plywood cross-sections. The skin is 8oz nylon coated with several coats of neoprene/hypalon.

Length - 17.5 ft
Width - 17.5 in
Weight - 28 lbs.
Cp - .61

With 33 degrees of deadrise and very generous rocker, it is visually very interesting and has great performance to match. It lays on it's side up to the gunwales when resting unoccupied on the water. Seems to support the Veniaminov and Sauer accounts of the Iqyax form.

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