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  The Dagger Rival, though short, might
  Posted by: ezwater on Oct-31-12 10:12 PM (EST)
 

satisfy you. It is fairly round with low wetted area. There are good used Rivals available in Dagger Royalex, or you can get Kaz of Millbrook to make one in S-glass and Kevlar. However, the Millbrook version will need at least occasional repairs, though not as drastic as what you're facing. I think designer Bob Foote is paddling a Dagger Rival in the "Drill Time" video.

You can watch for a Synergy, though mine is now almost 15 years old and possibly becoming a bit brittle. Still, the Royalex on mine has seemed outstanding.

The new Wenonah ww canoe, a relatively conservative design, might be tolerably fast.

Also, the Mohawk Shaman is from a Harold Deal design which raced in the combined class, where it had to be good at both slalom and whitewater.

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