NWC Passage Solo - Free Canoe Plan

NWC Passage Solo - Free Canoe Plan
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If you've admired the Merlin but wished for a solo with rocker, look no further. The Passage Solo gives you two inches of bow and an inch of stern rocker. Differential rocker provides maneuverability in heavy water, yet tracks when you lay the hull flat. If you're ready to build a solo canoe, but don't have the time or space for a stable-full of boats, the NorthWest Passage Solo will see you down the creek or take you on a week-long portage and paddle excursion.

NorthWest Canoe distributes full size NorthWest Passage Solo canoe plans electronically (via PDF download) to promote wood strip canoe building. We do not collect a dime in putting these plans in your hands. However, we do ask that you support paddlesports with a contribution of ten-dollars to one or all of our partners in paddling. Increase your contribution by $10 increments, just change the quantity. It feels good.

  • Northern Forest Canoe Trail - a 740 mile inland paddling trail tracing historic travel routes across New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire, and Maine. NFCT connects people to the Trail's natural environment, human heritage, and contemporary communities by stewarding, promoting, and providing access to canoe and kayak experiences along this route.
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We understand if you’re on a tight budget or you prefer to contribute to a paddlesports organization close to your own heart. Simply select ‘Absolutely Free’ on the drop-down below and select 'Print & Call' not the credit card payment option when you check out. You don't need to call to receive your free canoe plans. 


  Merlin 160
  Overall Length   15 ft.
  Rocker - Bow / Stern   2 in. / 1 in.
  Beam at Gunwales   25 ½in.
  Maximum Beam   29 in.
  Beam - Waterline   26½ in.
  Sheer Bow   17 in.
  Amidships Depth   12 in.
  Sheer Stern   15 in.
  Approx Weight   40 pounds


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