Your #1 source for kayaking and canoeing information.               FREE Newsletter!
my Profile
 





2-6 Day Kayaking Trips
San Juan Islands
Camping & Inns
www.crystalseas.com/KayakCamp
 
Advice, Suggestions and General Help New Topic Printer Friendly Version

  in general
  Posted by: Peter-CA on Mar-23-13 12:07 AM (EST)
 

In general, a recreational style sit inside kayak with enclosed bulkhead at both front and back will have more flotation. The larger the area enclosed by the bulkhead, the more flotation.

Those boats with just those gray foam pillars have less flotation.

You can add flotation to most any boat through adding float bags, but in some ways they are not as good as bulkheads (such as when you go to drain the boat - water does get around the float bags).

 Great Products from the Buyers' Guide:

Paddler's Truck Rack

Fishing PFD's

Overstock Outlet Foods

Heel and Pegpads™

Table of Contents

Google
 
Web Paddling.net


Follow us on:
Free Newsletter | About Us | Site Map | Advertising Info | Contact Us

Sweepstakes

©2014 Paddling.net Inc.