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Lightning 12 Traditional or Take Apart

Lightning 12 Traditional or Take Apart

Regular price $1,267.00 USD
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  • Versatility and flexibility in a single kayak, built either traditionally or as a three piece take apart boat.
  • It can be stored easily in your apartment, house, cottage, garage.
  • Very stable boat that tracks and turns beautifully.


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Dimensions: 12'long 27" beam

Cockpit: 31"x 17-5/8"

Large Cockpit: 34-1/4"x18-1/2"

Deck Height: 13"

Weight: 32 lbs

Capacity: 250 lbs

Build Time: 95-110 hrs


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",

Weight 32 lbs

Standard Cockpit: 31"x17-5/8"

Large Cockpit: 34-1/4"x18-1/2"

Build time 85 to 110 hours, depending on whether it is built as a regular kayak or a take apart.

section is 40.25" long, centre section is 56.25", rear section is
47.5".  No tools are required to join the three sections.



Box 1: 18x15x15

Box 2: 98x12x4

Shipping costs are calculated at checkout.

Kits generally ship within 2-7 days

Kit contents

CNC cut BS1088 4mm Okoume Marine plywood

Temporary bulkheads/forms

Takeapart fastening kit

Carry Handles

Entropy CLR Epoxy Resin

Entropy Pump set

6oz Fiberglass

4oz Fiberglass

6oz Fibreglass Tape

Graphite Powder

Wood Flour

Stitching Wire

Mixing Cups

Tongue depressors

Fillet Sticks

Acid Brushes

Flagship Marine Varnish


Foam Rollers

3" Roller handle

Nitrile gloves

170+ page Instruction Manual