Well. so it goes
Posted by: CEWilson on Nov-27-12 8:23 PM (EST)
In the beginning, we wanted the stern seat higher than the bow because: 1. the larger person should paddle stern for trim, 2. higher stern seat should provide better front vision, and 3. the stern has a wider knee stance, hence better stability/ heel control.
God, she, only knows what happened after I left, but Bell seats should always can forward to improve comfort for kneeling paddlers.
Chop the drops as needed to fit the hull to yuor family needs, using tempered pop rivets from McMaster-Carr to re-install.