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 a few years back now,
I put one foot
in front of the other and developed a supCAT. Here's one in the wild, on a two day float down
the Wisconsin River over 2019 Labor Day weekend.
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 updated September 7, 2019
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.