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Re: Inflatable Kayaks

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Originally Posted by lancelot9898 View Post
Thanks Davidpm for the info on the paddleski. I'm debating between that and the fast track model. Just curious as to how well it paddles to windward. What would you say the max winds that you have paddled against? I know the fast trak would be a better performer with its smaller diameter tubes, but the paddleski seems more stable and easier to board from a sailboat.
I bought it but didn't use it much so I would recommend you talk to Tim. He is a hard-core kayack guy and wouldn't steer you wrong.

I got to know him pretty well because after we got to talking I found out he was having trouble with his website, he is over 70, so I helped him figure out how to update pages. He loves to talk kayaks and is very knowledgeable.

The trampoline on the paddleski is several inches above the waterline so I think there is a much higher possibility of getting on and off the boat without getting wet.
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Last edited by davidpm; 10-26-2013 at 08:35 PM.
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