If you fit, go for it
Posted by: mobrien on Feb-03-13 9:41 AM (EST)
I've used T-170s for teaching first-timers how to paddle, and haven't found that the students have any harder time keeping it upright than boats that are shorter and wider. If you already have some experience in a boat, then it probably won't feel particularly unstable, and the secondary stability is excellent.
So if the boat feels like a good fit, no reason not to get one. But try it for size first, definitely