OkoumeFest 2013 Coming May 17-18

3/4/2013 - OkoumeFest 2013 is May 17-18! Chesapeake Light Craft will present its 15th annual small boat rendezvous on Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, 2013. "Okoume" is the plantation-grown African hardwood used in tens of thousands of CLC's build-your-own-boat kits. OkoumeFest features an open house with technical seminars on Friday at the… SEE MORE

New Nesting Pram Joins Chesapeake Light Craft Fleet

22/2/2013 - Chesapeake Light Craft has built a reputation for beautiful, practical, and innovative small boats that you build yourself from a kit. The fleet includes the Eastport Pram dinghy, a champion yacht tender that can carry a decent load, rows and tows with ease, and sails beautifully. Now there’s a “nesting”… SEE MORE
The Peeler is a new 15-foot utility skiff designed by John C. Harris

Chesapeake Light Craft Introduces New Utility Skiff

29/1/2013 - Chesapeake Light Craft, the 21-year-old boat kit specialist, has broadened its range beyond the previous scope of more than 80 kayaks, canoes, dinghies, and sailcraft to include an outboard skiff. Designed by John C. Harris, this light but sturdy fishing and utility skiff -- a “crab skiff,” as they’re known… SEE MORE