What the heck is this? (weird kayak)
Posted by: Waterbird on May-20-13 6:58 PM (EST) Category: unassigned
I wouldn't want a seal to try to sit on the stern.
Hardshell Kayak Sail Rigs
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Posted by: Kocho on May-20-13 7:41 PM (EST)
I think the shape is intriguing, resembling a bit a slalom kayak. I never paddled one of these so not sure what to make of it. The few videos of it are not very informative... If it was not for the ridiculous rudder it would be almost convincing :)
I would like to see a picture of the bow|
Posted by: Jackl on May-20-13 7:44 PM (EST)
If it is a plumb bow, I'll bet it is a fast boat.
Ill go out on a limb and guess it's a|
Posted by: tktoo on May-20-13 7:54 PM (EST)
Posted by: Waterbird on May-20-13 8:03 PM (EST)
It's the design I'm wondering about.
Read the theory behind it |
Posted by: seadart on May-20-13 10:58 PM (EST)
It is broadly similar to a slalom kayak.|
Posted by: g2d on May-21-13 12:29 AM (EST)
Such kayaks have excellent acceleration and spin very easily, but their straight line cruising speed is "good" but not "very good". I say that as the owner of a 13' slalom c-1 of fairly modern design.
Posted by: slushpaddler on May-21-13 7:43 AM (EST)
When I see a kayak like that, I want to paddle it!
Posted by: HiBob on May-21-13 8:09 AM (EST)
The company advertises daily on the NY Metro area craigs list. I've never seen one on the water or on the road.