I am looking at these two inflatables for solo outings. Any advice or preferences here on how they compare contrast through experience would be appreciated. I want to paddle mostly flatwater and occasional whitewater.
Any other boat suggestions in this range? I am considering the idea of bike-packing and or bike-shuttling so a lighter packed size and weight would help. Thanks!!
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Posted by: ezwater on Jun-15-13 10:22 AM (EST)
my impression is that Innova is designing and constructing at a higher level than Sea Eagle. An individual SE might be a better choice than an individual Innova, but on the average, Innova is offering better, though more expensive, products.
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Posted by: willowleaf on Jun-15-13 1:13 PM (EST)
Posted by: booztalkin on Jun-15-13 2:29 PM (EST)
I have a different Innova boat (Safari), and I've never paddled a Sea Eagle. Innova is a whole different cut of inflatable boat. The Safari blows up stiff, almost like a hard boat and it is much more enjoyable to paddle than other packable boats I have used, such as AE and Folbot. So, I am biased towards the Innova.
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Posted by: redmond on Jun-15-13 5:16 PM (EST)
Posted by: atticus12 on Jun-16-13 2:43 PM (EST)
Thanks a lot everyone. I appreciate the feedback. I am going to post the question on the folding kayak site.
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Posted by: tsunamichuck1 on Jun-17-13 11:57 AM (EST)
Have a Safari and a Helios 2. Happy with both