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As an aside, last year we bought some solar shower bags from Advanced Elements - vastly superior to the standard fare found at the local chandlery. So I'd expect their kayaks to be similarly superior to other brands.
A shame you're not keen to carry on deck.. the difference in speed, effort, comfort and performance between the inflatables and the plastic rigid kayaks is considerable. We went on a group paddle recently, when a friend, accustomed to hard kayaks, used a (Stearns?) inflatable single. He's very fit and was 'bagged' half way through our relatively short spuddle compared to those of use (mostly less fit) in the rigid boats.
But they do serve their purpose and we see a lot of them out there too.
Is that a Gulfstar 37? Plenty of space for a little 10 footer or two there!
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
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