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  Did you notice the lifted ends and
  Posted by: ezwater on May-15-13 6:43 PM (EST)

marked rocker on that "page 83" kayak? Markedly different from the OP's kayak, where the ends are NOT lifted and rocker is low. So in '65, they already knew how a slalom boat had to be shaped, and the '74 "OT" shows no awareness of such design principles whatsoever.

People call canoes, kayaks, and call kayaking, rafting. And a few people call ww kayaks "slalom". A really nice, big horse gets called "thoroughbred". It happens.

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