Submitted: 05-19-2008 by Cold_Spring
I recently purchased 2 Seals Splash Skirts to use on our WS Pamlico 100 kayaks.
Most of our trips involve lakes, streams and deep rivers in New England when chop created by wind or wakes can be uncomfortable early and late in the season when the water and air have not warmed yet.
We have found them to do exactly as designed in keeping water and spray out of the cockpit while allowing for air circulation and free movement. They are easy to secure once launched and the two bowed cross members keep them high enough to avoid interfering with the legs and low enough not to interfere with paddling.
From a visual point of view they give the paddler an extended "deck view" which, given the large cockpit, provides for better reference. If we were go to full skirts to extend the season even longer it would be the Seal.
All in all a 10 out of 10.