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    drahcir replied to the thread Barracuda kayaks?.
    If the boat you pictured were relatively unstable, you could call it "Humpty Dumpty".
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    drahcir reacted to JohnAbercrombie's post in the thread Barracuda kayaks? with Like Like.
    I hope @SZihn makes a decent wage with his 'real job', and taking time away from that to build a kayak.....well, just 'work the numbers'...
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    drahcir replied to the thread aluminum sectional double 1944.
    Interesting history, but difficult to get onto my car top.
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    drahcir replied to the thread Barracuda kayaks?.
    That is the first thing I look at. My feet are size 9+, but once I put on a dry suit and big-enough water shoes, my fit choices become...
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    drahcir reacted to pryaker's post in the thread This may be of interest to some with Like Like.
    Yup, the first one on the list is a good one; Paddle Swimming. It's one you don't really think about until you're separated from your...
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    drahcir replied to the thread The wondrous hull.
    Some of the Mariners had sliding seats so you could adjust trim on the fly. Could one compensate for lee cocking when/if that occurred?
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    drahcir replied to the thread The wondrous hull.
    Note that he Elan I mentioned had two watertight hatches, as reconfigured by John Abercrombie. He has done so with a number of Mariners.
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    drahcir posted the thread The wondrous hull in Gear Talk.
    On a recent outing off Nanaimo, I forgot to check my skeg after lunch before setting out again. The skeg was fouled by sand. With the...
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    drahcir replied to the thread Look Familiar?.
    Yes ... vaccination proof and proof of a negative Covid-19 test within 72 hours. And you need the 'arriveCAN' app to be filled out on...
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    drahcir replied to the thread Look Familiar?.
    Yes, this was the Elan you modified. The photo was taken Wednesday September 1, 2021 where we stopped at Nanaimo's Protection Island's...
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    drahcir posted the thread Look Familiar? in Gear Talk.
    John Abercrombie, does that third kayak in look familiar?
    • lunch-time.JPG
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    drahcir replied to the thread Nearly New Aleutian Paddle.
    I infer that using the flat face did not cause flutter. I suppose one could also try the flat face and cant the blade like a GP to cure...
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    drahcir replied to the thread Nearly New Aleutian Paddle.
    I like your method compared to mine. My measurement precision was, at best, vague.
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    Sechart Lodge has new owners this season and has become Broken Islands Lodge. Transport to the lodge lost service via the Frances...
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    This popped up on paddling.com message board. 12ish minute video of a rock garden rescue in Casco Bay, ME, ending with a mayday call...
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