Butch Bouvier has been building boats all his life and is the foremost expert on recreating the boats that Lewis and Clark used. I got to take this 60 footer out for a spin at Lewis and Clark State Park in Iowa as I travelled down the Missouri River during the summer of 2013.
Park info: lewisandclarktrail.com/section1/iowacities/onawa/lewisandclarkstatepark.htm
For more information on my trip down the length of the Missouri River on a home-made, wooden stand up paddleboard, check out missouririversup.com
Music: Ashkon Farmand