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





 
Advice, Suggestions and General Help New Topic Printer Friendly Version

  Let us know what you think of the Tracer
  Posted by: Waterbird on Jun-11-13 7:58 PM (EST)
 

I've done a lot of kayak camping in kayaks that were 12'10", 14'6", and 15'6". The hatch volume of those three kayaks was in the reverse order, with the 12.10 having the largest volume and the 15.5 having the smallest volume. It is very possible to camp with a 13'-14' kayak. You definitely don't need 17' to camp. I could camp for a week in my 12.10.

Okay, Plan B: buy the best kayak you can afford now, use it for a while, sell it for a profit, and upgrade. That's how I acquired an Eddyline, which didn't cost me a single dollar in the end. It took 9 upgrades to get to my goal. Great fun.








 Great Products from the Buyers' Guide:

Kayak Seats

Touring Sprayskirts

Yakuzzi

Portage Carts/Carriers

Table of Contents

Google
 
Web Paddling.net


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

©2014 Paddling.net Inc.
Sweepstakes Banjo Shirt