website. In my opinion, the basic fiberglass and the next step up would be heavier, but perhaps more durable, and perhaps easier to repair.
When they get into "honeycomb" construction, that means lots of lightness and stiffness, but harder to repair. Someone who mainly paddles open water and doesn't run into floating logs might be quite happy with their two most sophisticated layups.
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