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Lowie Museum Aleut hunting kayak, from David Zimmerly's website, Arctic Kayaks

I think I found the kayak that the Shooting Star is based on: LM2-14886. The overall dimensions are similar anyway. The lines and notes on construction of the original skin-on-frame can be found on David Zimmerly's website, Arctic Kayaks.

From the site: "This Lowie Museum Aleut hunting kayak has been built successfully and paddled joyously by many kayak devotees. This is a boat you can wear while sea kayaking in any conditions. It rolls well, tracks well, paddles easily and fits  an average-sized person comfortably. These plans have been used by present-day Aleut in Alaska. Detailed instructions, lines drawings, construction drawings and photographs that describe how to build this outstanding kayak appeared in Small Boat Journal in 1983. See: Zimmerly, Building the One-Hole Aleut Baidarka, Small Boat Journal 29:26-31 and 30:78-83. See also Brinck, The Aleutian Kayak."


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