Submitted: 04-21-2010 by I. Flannery
The Rush was my 2nd kayak. I have always been partial to Old Towns since I grew up in Maine and that's really the only thing you can buy up there. Anyways, I'm 6'1, 190lbs. I seem to sit really low and plow a lot of water compared to other kayaks I have ridden. It wasn't a huge deal to me until I took it in the Intracoastal waterway in NC and had to paddle against current. Where a longer kayak has more surface area on the bottom to disperse wait and travel more across the top of the water, the Rush's small size seemed to really hold me back. As for leg room, I have enough, but just enough. I can barely fit a tackle box between my legs, and any other leg position other than straight out is impossible due to the shape of the hull.