''Dyson Style Two-Seater Folding Baidarka by Thomas Yost: Parts and Paddler''
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This is the Dyson designed folding double that Tom built a few years ago. This boat took about 3 hours to assemble which most of us consider unacceptable, but at least Tom and I have had the strange pleasure to deal with that. At construction time of our first folders, we both had never seen a folding kayak that we just could copy. We were therefore forced to develop our own solutions and certainly learned much from building our first boats. This photo of Tom's Baidarka taken at Tofino, BC.

Length 21 ft. Width 28 in. Weight 65 lb. Construction time: 150 hr. More kayaks built by Tom

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