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We went into lockdown in New Zealand to deal with Covid-19, I wasn't able to work from home so I had lots of time to get on with a project I've been thinking about for a while; a paper canoe.

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Sit on tops hold such a commanding place on so many folks' beaches, kayak racks, and garages because they are well-suited for the casual paddler in casual environments. A must-have at the inland lake, cottage beach, or for the beginner/casual paddler or fisher.