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Boats are the nearest thing to dreams that hands have ever made.

Learn how to build your first boat

High-performance wooden boats for the racing community

Read about Bear Mountain's contributions to one of Canada's oldest sports

News, stories, and updates from around the boat-building world

Find advice and inspiration on our blog

Wooden Canoe, Kayak and Small Boat Kits and Plans

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Getting Started

So you want to build your first boat
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Choosing a Design

Good boats begin with good plans

Dragonfly Tandem Dragon Boat

See our latest project
Joan Barrett and Ted Moores pose for a portrait against the backdrop of the Bear Mountain Boats workshop. A caption underneath reads "Photo Credit: Andrew Szeto"

About Bear Mountain Boats

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Introducing Fyne Boat Kits, Our European Partner

A brief introduction to Fyne Boat Kits, the official distributor of Bear Mountain products in the UK and Europe.

A Week in the Little Creek Workshop, by Pascal Murphy and Sarah Jean Harrison

  “So…you’re driving from Toronto to Vermont to spend a week building a canoe with a guy you met for 2 hours 12 years ago?” my neighbour asked. I ...

Introducing the Dragonfly Tandem Dragon Boat

We’re excited to officially announce the debut of our latest project, the Dragonfly Tandem Dragon Boat. We drew on our experience with sprint rac...