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LF - Flat back canoe
a friend of mine is looking for one of those flat back canoes. If you have one let me know and I will pass it along.
by gluxarewers
What would be your choice of paddle for flat water?
What would be your choice of paddle for flat water?
by Guest
Long streches of flat water for marathon training
Hi We are looking for stretches of 30-100 miles of flat water on the Colorado for training purposes - Can anyone point us to a stretch like that? thanks
by Roy
Re: I have an older 13 foot kayak made by Phoenix. Some folks refer to it as Po...
... have difficulty keeping it straight. The most efficient way of paddling it in a straight line over flat water (between rapids) is alternating left and ...
by STEVE
Which is tippier canoes or kayaks?
As Sound Chaser says: each evolved to solve specific needs and address specific problems. Each specific need resulted in a design with specific characteristics that met the need. There is no one ...
by Daniel
Re: Need help with kayak dock
I once saw a bracket like assembly that hung off the side of a dock. It was made out of some kind of metal. Not sure what kind though. I seem to remember the longer outer down leg was bolted to the ...
by A thought
Re: Want an affordable (used) Poke Boat. Preferably a Vagabond b...
I have a two person boat with rudder, flat paddle, one float. Was repainted and is peeling so doesn't look good, but it's a great boat, no damage, foot pedals a little resistant, I paid $1500, make ...
by 2 person poke boat ...
Re: What Kayak would you recommend a beginner?
For flat water I would suggest something short (10-12 feet) that is steerable, or has a skeg. If it is too hard or nearly impossible to steer people quit out of frustration. And inexpensive is ...
by auntierain
Re: Canoe cedar strips - Machine your own vs. buying pre-machined
The best prices I've seen on strips are from Classic. Check them out at http://www.cyberus.ca/~canoe/index.html . I probably would not use their 'pregnant' strips in a canoe, since it would make ...
by Eugene Rush
Tips for paddling a Seewun
Credit for this post goes to STEVE. Phoenix Kayaks Phoenix had a whole line of boats -- all the creamy white "natural" color. And they were all the same price $240. I actually owned three of ...
by Vale
Which canoe size is best for you?
A canoe does not need to match your height, if anything, it should match your weight. Actually, the intended load and the type of water you plan to run are the best determining factors for the ...
by sgbotsford
Planning a route
You're bored with weekend trips You know all the ones within reasonable driving distance. You did a guided trip on the Churchill one year, but now you want to go it on your own. You want to feel ...
by sgbotsford
Baptizing the Sea Eagle
... es, 700 - 800 years old. Some were like stone cubbies, tiny, simple structures of 4 pillars, with a flat slab above a paved cement floor. We would spend 4 days strolling from temple to temple, ...
by hydrabadchick
VAGABOND Phoenix Poke Boat - $1100 (Maryland) 16'5" / 2 person / fiberglass...
VAGABOND Phoenix Poke Boat - $1100 (Maryland) 16'5" / 2 person / fiberglass / weighs 45 lbs. / 550 lb weight capacity. Good condition with no cracks or repairs. Very stable, roomy, efficient and ...
by Guest
Santa Rosa Sound (Florida) Paddle
... int, Santa Rosa Island was about a mile off shore with 10-50 foot elevations. Just a mere bump on a flat ocean surface as far as the wind was concerned. Wind was out of the east southeast at 10-12 ...
by Daniel
Re: WHAT IS STURDIER IN THE WATER, A CANOE OR KAYAK? LESS LIKELY TO TIP OVER.
... beam width there is little basis for comparing or answering the question. Go for a 24-30 inch wide flat bottom recreational kayak or canoe. ...
by Daniel
Re: Woodstrip canoes: Too delicate for canoe tripping?
I built a stripper a few years ago it takes plenty of abuse. I do take the time to sand out the scratches and put on new spar Varnish every time. I recently ordered the same hull in expedition Kevlar ...
by Linda2
Re: I found an Eddyline Falcon S18 for sale for $1400. I test pa...
As Imagrover said it is a steal. They Retail for about $2,750 and can be found on sale for $2,000 or so. As for Carbonite, it is also used in fishing & trekking poles, and cross country skis. ...
by Daniel
Re: My dad has owned a Core Craft Canoe for as long as I can rem...
... in Bemidji, Minnesota until the mid seventies. My first boat was a 15 footer. , Core Crafts were flat bottomed boats with good initial stability. Your boat likely has more sentimental value to ...
by Guy
Pelican Apex II
I'm looking at buying a sit-on-top kayak that could be used for recreational uses (flat water rivers plus occasional runs down the Guadalupe around Austin / New Braunfels in Texas) and for offshore ...
by Razbyshaka
Re: Should the length of my canoe fit my height?
The question asked, was, "Should the length of my canoe be selected based on my height?" No, or at least I've never heard of such. If anything, it should match your weight, or rather the intended ...
by sgbotsford
Re: Newbie (Tasman Express)
I recently brought a Tasman Express and have found it to be excellent. Although I have been paddling for many years, mainly white water and in the surf, this is my first seakayak. I also went for the ...
by fimbulvetr
Re: Looking for a kayak, any suggestions? Perception Tribute 10?12? Dagger Blackwater 10.5?
I bought a old town vapor 10 for my first kayak based on price alone and the thinking that they are all pretty much the same. After spending some time in the water I came to realize that there are ...
by Maddydaddy
Re: Great Lakes Sea Kayaking Association
Well, I just went on my first 'GLSKA' trip to Massasauga Park on Georgian Bay. Man, you can't beat the Great White North for paddling. We don't just have more fresh water than the rest of the world ...
by Sound Chaser
Fibre glass repairs
hello, i have taken on a project to revive 3 kirton lazer flat water racing kayaks , there are quite a few pencil tip crack along them and one or two major split across them and around the cockpits , ...
by norman clune
Fiberglass Canoe repair and paint ?
... rglass canoe. It has several minor cracks on the out side surface. The original colour is faded and flat. I would like to have some bodywork and new paint applied. I'm not sure if this is something I ...
by versoft
Kayak Trader
Hello All, Just wanted to let you all know about a site called Kayak Trader. Kayak Trader is a classifieds website where people can list new and used canoes, kayaks, SUPs, and more. There are a lot ...
by lckcpaddler2
Re: Canoeing club at Northern Virginia????
Hi. I haven't participated in a canoe club in http://no.va, but often paddle from Riverbend Park on the Potomac. I was out this past saturday and the river was high--15000 cf/sec and flowing fast. ...
by gnisans
Re: Calling all Oshawa area Kayakers
The company is Harbourfront Canoe and Kayak Centre. I have done two courses with them. It was great. The flat water course is awsume.
by Shreck
To chine or not to chine...
Does anyone use a hard chine or multi chine kayak? Curious as to the handling characteristics of these craft. What are the advantages of this design and how do primary and secondary stability ...
by Sound Chaser
Re: Do you carry a spare paddle with you?
I always have a spare paddle on my kayak, even on flat water. It came in handy just this past weekend when I came across another paddler whose paddle had come apart (it was very old, one blade ...
by scharfy
Re: Hi, Looking for places to kayak in Whitby area.. Have never kayaked before,...
Welcome to My Kayaking Buddies laloosh Duffins Creek in Ajax is a good place to go. Its calm flat open water down by the lake, and a very calm creek to the north. You mentioned you have never been ...
by outtolunch42
Re: Bowmanville kayaker
Hi Rickster, I'm pretty sure what Stu and Shadkayak were talking about is actually a facebook group ;) We can show you a bunch of stuff - different self and partner rescues, paddling technique etc - ...
by Fibonacci
Re: Kayak vs. Canoe
There are several reasons not to use a white water kayak for tripping. First and probably most important, ww kayaks don't track (hold a straight line) as well as canoes for the simple reason that ...
by howard2
Re: Looking for casual kayak buddies to paddle duffins creek and lake (Ontario)...
Hi Ryan! If you're ever free Fridays, perhaps Paul and I could meet you at rotary park and you could try his kayak, and my narrow little 16' avocet for comparison. I'd recommend renting different ...
by Julia
Re: Sun Kayaks
... or paddling on lakes and rivers but tend to get uncomfortably on long trips and are slow due to the flat bottom. If you're looking for a kayak that won't tip, these are it! I'm looking ...
by myspacepro
How to fix dent in royalex / royalite canoe
Anyone I am new to white water and this was my first year doing 'training' rapids. I was told to get a poly canoe for whitewater/tripping as they are virtually indestructible and when they get ...
by groundtwelve
Royalex,abs,kevlar ??
I'm looking to purchase an all around canoe.I currently own a cedar/canvas,16' prospector which I dearly love for tripping.However I'm looking for a canoe that can handle C1&C2 rapids as well as the ...
by Count Zero
Re: Need your advice on my first ww kayak. I am about 6 ft 2, 19...
... seriously. We also make a boat called the Remix XP that is a cross between a whitewater boat and a flat water boat ...
by Shane at Liquidlogic
Elie 120 or Elie 140?
... t exits, re-entry techniques etc. I am looking into buying my first kayak. I usually go in large flat rivers (such as the Willamette) or good ...
by ForestGroveMama

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