Canoe outrigger by Rick from RUNNING SPRINGS, CA

April 13, 2017

Take a look at how Rick from Running Springs, CA has used Expandacraft hulls as outriggers on his canoe. He chose the neutral Sand color and added decking on top of the aluminum cross tubes for extra space. Thanks for sharing, Rick! We love getting photos!     

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Fwd: Pedal Drive

February 14, 2017

Work on the pedal drive is going well and even though these photos are of the ugly prototype, you may get an idea of what we plan to have soon. First, THIS IS A PROTOTYPE and not what the end product will look like. This is only a test bed for the components which we plan to use to determine what size and pitch prop is right and if the…

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Expandacraft rentals

Just a reminder that we offer rentals of all sorts and we teach sailing on our little Pocket Cats. Plan your Florida vacation with an Expandacraft that fits your needs.  Call 813-810-2554

November 23, 2016
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Choose any color

This is your opportunity to have an Expandacraft in almost any color or combination you wish. What are your team colors? We will be starting another production run soon, and if you get your payment in before 10/21 your custom Expandacraft will be ready for you before Christmas.  Our standard colors are, Safety Yellow, John Deere Green, Deep Blue and Desert Sand. 

October 14, 2016
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All about outriggers

So, you want an outrigger on your kayak or canoe. Well, you have some options to consider before ordering the kit or components that are right for you. There are so many options it can be confusing, but here is a good guideline.  1. to stabilize a kayak and add a small motor on one side, you could get away with the minimalist rig. A bow to bow configuration on one side with a single cross tube….

August 23, 2016
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International shipping

AT LAST!  We found the perfect partner for international shipping. https://www.myus.com/ is a unique business with discounts upwards to 80% under Fed Ex and other regular carriers. They may even save you money for domestic shipping too. Check out their website to see how it works and calculate what it would cost to ship an Expandacraft to your door or a terminal near you. There is a one time FREE membership too so don't forget to compare that with…

August 23, 2016
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Meetup and Expandacraft

We at Expandacraft have been teaching basic sailing for years and Meetup.com has helped us grow our business and gain a lot of exposure. You don't know about Meetup? Check out this link to our Meetup page and see what it's all about. This past holiday weekend we took a bunch of boats out to Fort DeSoto state park and hosted a learn to sail workshop for several new sailors. Events like this will…

August 23, 2016
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New two piece deck

The evolutionary of Expandacraft has brought us to a new multipurpose deck intended for a  6 foot wide 12'9 catamaran or trimaran configuration. Designed for the rental market, this deck serves several purposes and is practically indestructible. It's made of durable Starboard with an aluminum frame underneath so it will withstand the hot sun, salt water and abuse of rental service with little or no effect.  Each section is 2 feet wide and 7'9 long so it's easy…

April 30, 2016
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