Build A Foot Powered Craft
These plans are for a small foot powered kick craft. The catamaran design ensures stability and the kicking ensures speed! It's different, for sure.
From the plans: It's great fun to lie on the deck of
this homemade catamaran, slip
your feet into the toe-clips and
paddle over the lake or bay, steering
your course with the forward
rudder using little effort.
of lumber, are joined
with nails;—preferably galvanized —driven about an inch apart, and
are calked with strips of cotton
binding tape laid in marine or
casein glue, or white lead. Plywood
centerboards are screwed
on the inside of each pontoon.
To use the catamaran as a sailboat,
the paddles are fastened out
of the water, the handgrips are removed
from the rudder and a tiller
is substituted. The skipper now
faces in the other direction, with
the rudder at the stern. The mast,
Build a Kick Catamaran
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