RT @heirloomkayak: Time to paddle this cedar strip kayak out of here. http://t.co/h2wMxepy
RT @heirloomkayak: I knew I was in troub
RT @heirloomkayak: I knew I was in trouble paddling my cedar strip kayak when . . . . http://t.co/mASKWHGK
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Have you guys heard about the new Vacati
Have you guys heard about the new Vacation Blog focusing on the Coeur d’Alene area? Its called “For the Love of Idaho” Check it out at loveofidaho.com
Cedar Strip Sea Kayak by Heirloom Kayak
Cedar Strip Sea Kayak by Heirloom Kayak and Canoe. See more at heirloomkayak.com http://ow.ly/i/Ugd0
The Tuxedo sea kayak at 16 ft and 29 lbs
The Tuxedo sea kayak at 16 ft and 29 lbs paddles like a dream. It is smooth and constant with no yaw or wander in the tracking. It has good primary stability and better secondary stability making it perfect for recreational paddlers, sightseeing, birding fishing and camping.
See also an analysis and reply by John Winters
Watercraft design is more of an art than a science. Bill Foster, a master craftsman and wooden boat builder in Hobart often told me, “If she looks right, she is right.” (Boats are always “She.” The reasons why are too complex to cover here.)
As human beings, we all have an innate sense of what looks right. Put a squat, flat bottomed rowboat on the beach next to a sleek kayak with sweeping sheer and see which one draws the crowd.
Sheer, the line of the deck from bow to stern, traditionally starts high at the bow, dips amidships and then climbs back to the stern at a point lower than the bow. There is a reason for this. The bow is high because it must climb over waves. The midship area is low to allow access to…
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