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  Coaster vs. Sportee
  Posted by: Glenn_MacGrady on Sep-21-12 5:34 PM (EST)
 

They have the same specs. The Sportee page says:

"Versatile for beginning paddlers who want to circumnavigate a lake or an advanced coastal kayaker who wants the ability to surf big waves and explore sea caves"

That fits the OP's bill.

I seem to recall Matt Broze telling me that Northwest did some of their manufacturing, and I also recall Northwest kayaks being one of the few (or only) other line on display in the Mariner shop in Seattle.

Needed research: Compare the date of Mariner's going out of business with the date of Northwest's introduction of the Sportee.

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