If you’re looking for versatility and flexibility in a kayak, then the Lightning 12 is the kit for you! This 12 foot kayak can be built either traditionally or as a three piece take apart boat.
When it comes to uses for this beautiful kayak, you are only limited by your imagination. It can be stored in your apartment, house, cottage, garage, or under your desk at the office! It can be carried with you when you travel by land, sea or air, or even be used as a tender for your sailboat and stored below deck.
With a 27 inch beam, the Lightning 12 is a very stable boat that tracks and turns beautifully. The low deck at the rear or the cockpit allows you to roll with ease. Despite its compact design, there is still ample storage space in her front and rear hatches for all of your gear.
Length 12', Beam 27", Cockpit (I.D.) 31 & 1/8" X 17.5", Depth 12.25"
Weight 32 lbs
Build time 85 to 110 hours, depending on whether it is built as a regular kayak or a take apart.
Front section is 40.25" long, centre section is 56.25", rear section is 47.5". No tools are required to join the three sections.