Any opinions on this yak? Good for class 1 and 2 whitewater? Thanks
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Posted by: old_user on Oct-08-10 8:37 AM (EST)
Much better than the Ascend. I'm sure it will do fine in 1 and 2. Add some thigh straps to help maneuvering.
Posted by: Big_D on Oct-08-10 1:25 PM (EST)
The hull is pretty deep. It's meant for ocean use and has a deeper draft than some river boats. Nevertheless, you'll be fine in Class 1 and 2 with it. I've taken that boats big brother, a tandem Malibu 2, through up to class 2+ rapids and it performed far better than I expected. I've used the slightly smaller brother, the Scrambler rather than the Scrambler XT, surfing in ocean surf and it handled great. I think the Scrambler XT would do you real well.