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Re: Kayak as a dinghy for small sailboat

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Originally Posted by Faster View Post
It's not just about 'getting wet'... it's about having a lot of water sloshing about that won't drain away too..

I like the yellow paddles.. ours have yellow blades which aids in your visibility, I think most kayak paddles will float when assembled, at least for a while, but not so much when in separate halves.

What colour are your boats? We have red and yellow - both quite visible, and find that blue and green kayaks are much harder to spot at a distance.. but often it's the paddles you see first anyway.
Yeah... We had some powerboats send some whopping waves towards us and afraid the waves would flip us over but it didn't and didn't get the sloshing into the cockpit so all good there.

Yes we ordered the yellow paddles... I posted some photos of my son and wife on the kayaks in earlier posts (Pg. 3)... the kayaks are yellow deck with white hulls... very visible and I took some video of them while they were about 3/4 mile away and they were very bright especially with the yellow paddles.

This is of course this old man that turned '60' today!
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