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 Post subject: New Enterprise Kayak
PostPosted: February 12th, 2005, 9:27 am 
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Just got this from Bear Mountain Boats.
May be of interest to you;

Enterprise Kayak Specifications
Length 17' 4"
Beam max 24"
Beam waterline 22 & 3/4""
Draft 4 & 1/8"
Freeboard bow 10 & 1/4"
Deck height
- foreward cockpit 13 & 5/8"
- aft cockpit 10 & 7/8"
Displacement 250 lbs.
LCB percent LWL 52.5
Wetted surface 23.0 sq. ft.
Metacenter 8"
Weight to immerse 102 lbs./inch
Moment to trim 75 ft-lb./inch
Prismatic coefficient 0.546
Stability factor (at 250 lbs.) 102
Optimum capacity 150 - 260 lbs.




Enterprise 17' Basic Kit Price $1150.

Parts list
* Instructions - 'Kayaks You Can Build' plus a Time-line/order of assembly check-list
* Plans set - 4 sheets
* Building jigs - 7 building forms, 7 extensions, 3 hull and 3 deck cradles, 2 outside stem bending forms, hatch cutout patterns
* Plywood hull and deck components - 4mm BS 1088 Okoume
* Cockpit coaming - spacer - 18mm - 2 pieces
- rim - 6mm - 2 pieces
* Stems - 4mm - 4 pieces
* Outside stems - ash strips - 11/16" x 1/8" x 34" - 6 pieces
* Bulkheads - 6mm - two pieces
* Sheer clamps - white cedar - 5/8" x 7/8"
* Guards - hardwood - 5/16" x 3/4"
* Hatches -two sizes for bow and stern. Each set includes 6mm trim - 4 pieces, straps and buckles, anchors and double gasket.
* Thigh braces - 6mm
* Cleats for blind mounting foot pegs - 2 pieces
* Brass brads - 3/4" - 150 pieces
* Copper wire - 50m
* Copper sleeves - 4" x 1/4"ID - 2 pieces
* Screws - #4 x 1/2" flat head stainless steel

Fiberglass package
* 6oz. glass cloth for hull and underside of deck
- outside hull - 6 yds x 38"
- inside hull - 3.5 yds x 60"
- underside of deck - 3 yds x 60"
* 4oz. glass cloth
- top of deck - 6 yd x 50"
- butt blocks - 1 yd x 50"
* Safety glasses and goggles


EPOXY PACKAGE $380.

* WEST SYSTEM epoxy: 2 'B' pacKs with 207 special coatings hardener
* epoxy metering pumps
* Microfibers and Microlite fillers
* brushes * squeegees * curved tip syringes

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PostPosted: February 12th, 2005, 9:31 am 
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The Enterprise Kayak is one of the kayaks in this book;

http://www.bearmountainboats.com/news_20.htm

Doug

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