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Sasquatch 16-33
Sasquatch 16-33

Sasquatch 16-33

We received requests for the Sasquatch 18-5 to be offered in a shorter and narrower configuration so it could be used as solo tripping canoe or to take a passenger along for short trips. The 16-33 version is the result of that request.

The ideal environment for this hull is touring. With its moderately rounded hull cross section, it will move quickly through the water and be able to handle a variety of paddling conditions. While it will not be as stable as some of our recreational canoe designs, it will be comfortable boat to paddle with 250 pounds [136 k] or more on board. Loading the hull with less than that weight could make the hull feel tippy to a novice paddler.


Overall Length


Max. Beam

Height at bow/mid/stern
Rocker bow/stern
1.5" / 1.5"
3.8 / 3.8 cm
Recommended weight on board
200 lbs - 650 lbs
91k - 295k
Estimated weight*
40 - 55 lbs.
18- 25 k.

*Weight of hull: Hull weight will depend on skill of the builder and chosen build materials. Achieving the lowest overall weight will require the best materials and a highly skilled builder.

Material Build List


4 sheets

Epoxy Resin (With 15% waste factor)

2.25 gallons [8.5 Liters]

Fiberglass Tape: 6-ounce, 4" [200 g/m, 10 cm]

13 Yards [12 M]

Fiberglass Cloth: 6-ounce, 50" [200 g/m, 127 cm]
12 yards [11 M]
Wood Flour
2 Quarts [2 Liters]

Click here for a downloadable Bill of Materials. To open this file in a separate window, right-click and then choose "open in new window". You will need the free version Adobe Acrobat Reader to open this file.

-Click here for info about purchasing epoxy and fiberglass.

-We also off a precut plywood kit for this model. Click here for info.


For epoxy and fiberglass, starting price will be about $300 plus shipping in the United States depending on the brand and vendor you choose. This doesn't include items such as varnish, brushes, rollers, mixing sticks, gloves, etc. See our list of trusted suppliers.

For marine grade plywood, price will be about $200 if you pick it up yourself. Delivery cost of full sheets of plywood is expensive. Please compare our pre-cut plywood kit price if you are considering having plywood delivered. Our precut kit price may be cheaper than what you'll pay for the full sheets and delivery.

A builder who chooses to draw and cut out all the panels manually can save around $400 over the cost of CNC cut kit. However, drawing and cutting the multiple panels on this design will be time consuming and there will be a risk of error.


Please Note: This is a multi-paneled hull and will require significantly more effort to assemble than some of our other designs. If you're a first-time builder, we highly recommend you consider completing a simpler project first. What you learn on the first project will allow you to build a better, lighter second project.

The hull will required about 70-85 hours to complete. You can save about 10-15 hours with a precut kit. These times are rough estimates and will vary according to the skill of the builder. Please note these are "hands on" hours and do not include the time waiting for epoxy to cure.


Visit our Customer Service Forum to ask questions or see what others are saying about this design.

Plans Packing List:
  • Simple to follow, detailed drawings of each part with all dimensions required to layout and cut from flat plywood sheets.
  • Nesting drawings for the best plywood layout with all panels clearly labeled.
  • Drawings list
    • Plan and Profile
    • Nesting
    • Panel Drawings on A size paper (11" x 17")
    • Frames and Bulkheads
    • Quality Assurance Drawings
  • Specific building manual for this boat.
  • Bill Of Materials.

- All dimensions are shown in metric and U.S. Standard units.

Always wear your Personal Floatation Device!

Price: $58.00

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