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Flatwater Kayakers

A group for everyone who is into nonwhitewater kayaking. Sea kayakers, recreational paddlers, people who fish from kayaks, etc.

Members: 15
Latest Activity: Jan 8

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A good "build your own" kayaking book.

Started by Harry P Flashman. Last reply by Freddy S-C Dec 4, 2013. 1 Reply

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Dream paddling adventures...

Started by Library_Goon. Last reply by Jake Jan 26, 2011. 1 Reply

If you could kayak anywhere in the world, where would it be and why? Me? Antarctica. The scenery is awesome! Plus, I would feel a little like Ernest Shackleton.

what does everyone have?

Started by Ian Wilson Sep 26, 2010. 0 Replies

i have a bright redish-emergency-orange Keowee Perception, 9ft, 42 lbs empty weight.  seats 1.5i got it at REI.  i got a pic of it in my profile here in AoM.my paddle is by Werner.Continue

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Comment by Harry P Flashman on December 5, 2012 at 3:15pm

With some practice, about 20 minutes to set up, atleast thats what the experts say. I have only had one outing in one and then the owner and I spent around an hour getting it seaready, but that was with a very relaxed tempo and an instructive atmosphere. :-)

Comment by Ian Wilson on December 4, 2012 at 9:38pm

wow, never heard of Klepper.  just watched a YouTube video of someone putting one together.  interesting and ingenious, though it does appear to take quite a bit of effort.

Comment by Harry P Flashman on December 4, 2012 at 8:50pm

Just found the group and thought I should join not been doing much paddeling in the later years, but was a keen canoeist and some time kayaker. Have taken an interest in getting on the water again and are a bit intrigued by the folding boats, such as Klepper.

 

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