Posted by: old_user on Apr-04-13 8:38 AM (EST)
-- Last Updated: Apr-04-13 8:40 AM EST --
We both sat in a good 6 to 8 boats and we both fit like a glove in the Expression 14.5. He legs were in full contact of the support pads and they were not even adjusted fully. The staff at the shop was very helpful with this.
I have pictures of her sitting in the boat and she would not even have to lean over to grab the front of the cockpit opening.
I think (and hope) she will be very happy with the fit as we spent a large amount of time trying different models out. 3 visits to the same dealer alone not including a good 4 to 6 other stores like Dicks and Gander Mountain. The Riverside Kayak Connection became the obvious choice once we learned we really needed an open water type of boat with front and rear bulkheads.
I understand the dangers/risks of the skirts, thankfully from reading this site and talking to expirenced yakers! We will take our time. =)
I can't thank you guys enough for the tips and ideas.
Touring Kayak Paddles
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