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  Very good statement Celia.
  Posted by: shirlann on Oct-11-12 8:48 AM (EST)

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Trying out a boat can be much like shopping for clothing.
Because I am 5'2", I don't buy pants or shirts made for a 6' person with a 34" leg inseam (mine is 26"), and as I am of medium size, I would never buy shirts made for someone who is a size 3 or size 18.
When buying a kayak, I focus on where I will use it, is the cockpit too cavernous or too small, can I edge it easily, is the seat comfortable, do I hit my hand on the side of the boat when taking a stroke, etc.
As far as ratings, some are correct in noting many are rated a 10, but that could be due to them forgetting to change the rate. If not changed it automatically will give it a 10. Been there, done that and I apologize for that.

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