part SUP and part catamaran. Have a look at
supCAT boards for more info on buying a custom-designed
supCAT, or kits and plans for your own DIY supCAT!
supCAT cataSUP padamaran standamaran
I've always liked the look of catamarans and the quiet of canoes and kayaks. So several years back (maybe more),
I put one foot in front of the other and carved out some prototype supCATs, each one better than the last. Until finally I had one that was 'good enough'.
Four ounce fiberglass went on and soon enough that supCAT got wet. It was a delight! Here are some pics
in the wild, on a two day float down
the Wisconsin River over 2019 Labor Day weekend. Still have this board. Pure pleasure.
What to call it? supCAT is my favorite, but cataSUP and standamaran work too. padacat? Two pontoons
and a deck. Call it what you will, but it floats, it paddles and it is a joy out on the water!
There's more at supCAT boards website still here! - and it's June 24, 2022
Lush colors that cut through the water. A spacious deck that can easily hold more than one
paddler, or even a paddler and a sitter. Tie downs and hatches allow for more options.
I am happy to build you your own custom craft. There are several different options,
perfect for a few conversations via email or phone calls to plan out.
Much like the idea behind the wavetrainSUP paddle kits, a supCAT kit gives a DIYer the
materials to indulge their vision and not have to worry about all the table saw-based ripping
and cutting. Kits contain all the precut wood and materials needed to make a
For those with the tools and the inclination, I am also developing a set of plans such that you can
take the rough lumber and rip it into the materials you need to build your own catamaran
Finally, I am working through a new build in front of a video camera. The
net result of this will be a video tutorial laying out everything a DIY'er needs to go from concept
through completion of their own cataSUP.