West Side Boat Shop Kayaks – New 2021 Catalog!

Check out my recent announcement regarding the July 27, 2021 acquisition of West Side Boat Shop.

And check out the new 2021 West Side Boat Shop catalog below.

We hope to have pricing figured out over the next few weeks and are targeting November, 2021 to go into production.

I do want to get the word out that West Side boats are back so people can reach out and start the process for pre-orders. Get yourself on the wait list today today and I’ll call you back as soon as we have pricing information and are ready to take orders

September 1, 2021 Update:

I’ve since taken possession of all the molds we could physically fit on the transport trailer. Unfortunately, that means some hard choices had to be made in Doug’s barn as to which boats would need to permanently retire.

Below is the list of current boats we can build, along with a few I’m considering retiring (although I do have those molds,) and those boats that are now, unfortunately, retired.

Reach out to me if you are interested in one of these boats. We are building a list of people who are interested and prioritizing which boats we put into production first.

The boats underlined below are boats in which people have already expressed interest and are likely to go into production first.

Available Boats:


X Par Missile
Wave Piercer
Wave Excel
Wave Exceed
Extra Fast Tourer (EFT)/Sleek
Bullitt K-2
Seafarer Sprint
XR5 wildwater kayak

On the fringe/Considering retiring:

Dark Starr
Thunderbolt T-Rex
Seafarer K-1
Seafarer K-2

Retired Boats:

Thunderbolt (The Thunderbolt-X renders this hull obsolete)
Wave Ultra (The Wave Excel and Wave Exceed render this boat obsolete)
X5 wildwater kayak (The XR5 renders this design obsolete)
RPM Special
River 81
River 82
Leiser King
Bala Racer
Baby Otter
Super Tourist

And for historical purposes, I’m archiving Doug Bushnell’s last known catalog below in case you are researching one of his older designs.