Valkyrie Craft produce a number of accessories for open canoes and kayaks.  In most cases these are made to order but we do hold a small stock of some items.

Lead times for made to order items is usually in the region of 14 days, allowing time for crafting the item and then finishing it in oil/ varnish etc.

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Canoe Seats

All of our seats are made to order – You provide us with the dimensions.  We make you the seat.

Valkyrie seats are made to maximise the width of the seating area so that the paddler can sit close into the the gunnel and still have seat to sit on.  Measurement required: internal width of the canoe from gunnel to gunnel at the narrowest attachment point for the seat.

Custom made corded seat    (£50)  

  • Strong nylon cording
  • Frame timber is 36mm x 22mm.
  • Solid hardwood with pin nailed mortise and tenon joints.
  • Available in Ash, mahogany and Walnut.

 

Custom made woven cane seat (£50)

  • Synthetic cane – longer lifespan than natural cane
  • Hand woven to frame – not pre woven sheets glued to the seat
  • Frame timber is 36mm x 22mm.
  • Solid hardwood with pin nailed mortise and tenon joints.
  • Available in Ash, mahogany and Walnut.

 

Custom made webbed seat (£50)

  • Durable synthetic webbing
  • Frame timber is 36mm x 22mm.
  • Solid hardwood with pin nailed mortise and tenon joints.
  • Available in Ash, mahogany and Walnut.

 

Canoe Sailing

Lee Board and Thwart – Canoe sailing (£110)

  • This is a simple rig for those who want to have a solid and reliable yet simple leeboard sailing system for their open canoe.
  • The thwart is lashed to a suitably positioned seat or existing thwart.  The Leeboard is then fixed using the bolt and bracket system on the leeboard thwart.
  • The board can be adjusted whilst sailing to increase or decrease its depth and its fore and aft angle.
  • Leeboard: Solid timber.   130mm x 22mm x 117cm/42inch.
  • Leeboard Thwart: Aluminium angle bracket, stainless steel mounting bolts, wing nut and washers.  80mm x 22mm x 90cm/35inch

 

Mast Thwart – Canoe Sailing (£40)

  • This is a simple rig for those who want to have a solid and reliable sailing system for their open canoe.
  • The thwart is bolted to the canoe gunnels using wing nuts to allow easy fitting and removal.
  • Solid construction of 95mm x 22mm timber.  Total width 90cm/35inch
  • Mast hole available in hole diameters of 32mm & 38mm.
  • Available in Ash, Mahogany, Cherry & Walnut

 

 

Mast Pole – Canoe Sailing  (£40) (full image unavailable)

  • 2m/ 79 inch Ash pole, 28mm x 32 mm
  • Made by ripping 60mm square length of ash, turning the two halves and glueing.  This maximises the strength of the pole helping to stiffen it and increasing its strength.
  • The foot of the pole is fitted with a copper sleeve to increase its durability.
  • To attached sails/ rigging the pole will need holes drilled.  This has been left to suit the individual rig.

 

Mast Foot – Canoe sailing (£15)

  • These ‘feet’ are constructed from two 45 x 90 mm blocks glued horizontally at cross grain to ensure they will not split.
  • Available in hole diameters of 32mm & 38mm.
  • The block is 90mm square.
  • Ash or Mahogany finished in Tung oil.

 

General Canoe accessories

Carrying Yoke   (£45

  • Scalloped neck.
  • Solid construction of 95mm x 22mm ash.  Total width 90cm /35inch
  • Finished in varnish or Tung oil.  
  • Available in Ash, Mahogany, Cherry & Walnut

 

Canoe Pole – single piece (£70)

  • Poles come in three length 9ft, 10ft, 11ft.  Although shorter than other commercial poles ours can be stowed within the boat ready for instant use.  They are well suited to most rivers needing a pole where depth is not an issue and where overhanging trees can catch a longer pole.
  • Made by ripping 60mm square length of ash, turning the two halves and glueing.  This maximises the strength of the pole helping to stiffen it and increasing its strength – we’ve never had one break!
  • Both ends of the pole are fitted with a copper sleeve to increase its durability.
  • Poles can double as canoe sailing masts.

 

Kneeling thwart kit  (£40)

  • Kit includes thwart, two hanging blocks, stainless steel mounting bolts, nuts and washers.
  • Available with the hanger at 25 degrees or horizontal.
  • Solid construction of 95mm x 22mm ash.  Total width 90cm/35inch
  • Available in Ash, Mahogany, Cherry and Walnut.

 

Greenland/ Traditional Kayak Accessories

Narsaq – Rolling stick. Wide version (£40) 

A broader shorter blade. Based on the traditional Inuit throwing stick these Narsaqs are modified to fit neatly in the hand to enable the paddler to use them for either an emergency rolls when the paddle has been lost or to work on developing additional rolls to add to their repertoire.  Each Narsaq is individually made.

 

Narsaq – Rolling stick. Narrow version (£40) 

A longer narrow blade.  Based on the traditional Inuit throwing stick these Narsaqs are modified to fit neatly in the hand to enable the paddler to use them for either an emergency rolls when the paddle has been lost or to work on developing additional rolls to add to their repertoire.  Each Narsaq is individually made.