Submitted: 12-05-2006 by Glenn H
This is a follow up review to my 6-28-2006 post.(I have the 2005 model) I paddle open ocean ocean and some lakes. The Tarpon does everything well, it is one of the fastest SOT out there and tracks well. Need to lean or use sweep strokes to turn the boat. The boat handles well in choppy water with/out the rudder deployed. With the plastic molded seat, I can paddle all day long with little back ache. My only cons with the boat are the following: 1. Water does get into the seat, it is not much, but an annoyance. 2. You sit up high in this boat, which requires me to use a high/power stroke to paddle the boat. 3. I switched out the original foot braces which were little high for my feet. Overall a great SOT boat, highly recommended.