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by Martin S
Sun Nov 27, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: For Sale: Jaguar Racing Kayak - Carbon Kevlar Build by Nick
Replies: 0
Views: 284

For Sale: Jaguar Racing Kayak - Carbon Kevlar Build by Nick

For Sale (now on ebay): http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=180763759873#ht_500wt_1219 http://www.martinshakeshaft.com/stuff/k-1.jpg Nick Pink built Carbon/Kevlar Jaguar* Racing Kayak. Under stern rudder. Very light, less than 10 kg on my bathroom scales. Kevlar tape join, with a ca...
by Martin S
Wed Sep 28, 2011 10:35 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: History of Slalom boats
Replies: 156
Views: 47488

Re: History of Slalom boats

Canoe porn! I can remember saving up for an Olymp 5 then a Perfekt. Thanks for posting the brochures they bought back some great memories.

Martin
by Martin S
Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: History of Slalom boats
Replies: 156
Views: 47488

Re: History of Slalom boats

In the late 70s there was a boat manufacturer near Chester/Manchester who made boats for Ray Calverley. I can't remember his name? Does anyone have any ideas? I had one of his boats which was great, but a bit high volume. This was at a time when the Olymp 4 came out, which some people saw as cheatin...
by Martin S
Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: WANTED: Cheap and cheerful Marathon K1 + Wings
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: WANTED: Cheap and cheerful Marathon K1 + Wings

still looking, anything considered

Cheers

Martin
by Martin S
Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: WANTED: Cheap and cheerful Marathon K1 + Wings
Replies: 2
Views: 132

WANTED: Cheap and cheerful Marathon K1 + Wings

Having been away from paddling for few years I am looking for a Marathon K1. Something for winter training.... It doesn't need to be anything special - something to get some winter miles in. I am 13 stone/5'10''. Also looking for a set of wings (Right handed). I am based in Leek Staffordshire or Wor...
by Martin S
Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:57 am
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: FS: Sea Kayak - Quest LV Kevlar Carbon Construction
Replies: 8
Views: 900

Re: FS: Sea Kayak - Quest LV Kevlar Carbon Construction

Price now dropped to £1400 for 4 days. Last drop before withdrawing from sale here and eBay reserve £1400. Boat is in excellent condition Kevlar/carbon hull. Fitted compass. Very clean hull, light... Bargain!

Available to view in Staffordshire.

Tel 0789 999 7237

Martin
by Martin S
Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: FS: Icom M71 Radio and Garmin GPS60
Replies: 1
Views: 183

Re: FS: Icom M71 Radio and Garmin GPS60

Radio now sold thanks.

Martin
by Martin S
Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:29 am
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: FS: Icom M71 Radio and Garmin GPS60
Replies: 1
Views: 183

FS: Icom M71 Radio and Garmin GPS60

For Sale Icom M71 VHF Radio for sea kayaking (includes charger,car charger, manual and clip) In perfect condition. £95 incl post http://www.martinshakeshaft.com/stuff/m71.jpg Garmin GPS 60 Excellent condition very little use. £80 inc postage. http://www.martinshakeshaft.com/stuff/gps60.jpg Can be co...
by Martin S
Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:20 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: FS: Sea Kayak - Quest LV Kevlar Carbon Construction
Replies: 8
Views: 900

Re: FS: Sea Kayak - Quest LV Kevlar Carbon Construction

Martin Could you send me some more photos of the boats you are selling? I might be interested in purchasing both if they are still available. My email is sam underscore surfs at yahoo dot com hope you can translate this!! if not pm me and I will repeat it in normal form! Thanks Sam Sam I am afraid ...
by Martin S
Mon Jun 07, 2010 4:11 am
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: FS: Capella 161 Sea Boat - Diolen Hull - New Price
Replies: 3
Views: 449

Re: FS: Capella 161 Sea Boat - Diolen Hull - New Price

No the boat is still for sale. Give me a ring on 07899997237

Thanks

Martin
by Martin S
Mon May 10, 2010 2:25 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: FS: Capella 161 Sea Boat - Diolen Hull - New Price
Replies: 3
Views: 449

FS: Capella 161 Sea Boat - Diolen Hull - New Price

For Sale Capella 161, offering the popular mix of tracking, performance and stability to the smaller and lighter paddlers or those looking for something more playful. New Price of £1200 includes fitted Silva Compass. http://www.martinshakeshaft.com/stuff/capella.jpg Boat is in excellent condition, n...
by Martin S
Mon May 10, 2010 2:22 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: FS: Sea Kayak - Quest LV Kevlar Carbon Construction
Replies: 8
Views: 900

FS: Sea Kayak - Quest LV Kevlar Carbon Construction

For Sale:

Quest LV Kevlar Carbon Construction (Hull) List Price £2350 plus compass. Looking for £1600
Image

Boat in great condition, never been damaged, well looked after.
Available for inspection Stone Staffordshire.

Cheers.
Martin
by Martin S
Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: FS: Capella 161 Sea Boat - Diolen Hull - New Price
Replies: 1
Views: 246

FS: Capella 161 Sea Boat - Diolen Hull - New Price

For Sale Capella 161, offering the popular mix of tracking, performance and stability to the smaller and lighter paddlers or those looking for something more playful. New Price of £1200 includes fitted Silva Compass. http://www.martinshakeshaft.com/stuff/capella.jpg Boat is in excellent condition, n...
by Martin S
Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:16 am
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: FS: Quest LV Sea Boat - Kevlar Carbon - New Price
Replies: 1
Views: 273

FS: Quest LV Sea Boat - Kevlar Carbon - New Price

For Sale:

Quest LV Kevlar Carbon Construction (Hull) List Price £2350 plus compass. Looking for £1600
Image

Boat in great condition, never been damaged, well looked after.
Available for inspection Stone Staffordshire.

Cheers.
Martin
by Martin S
Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:55 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale
Replies: 14
Views: 1148

Re: Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale

Paddles, 1 radio, 1 Set J Bars now sold.

For Sale:
Boats
1 Radio
1 Set of J Bars

Thanks
Martin
by Martin S
Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:04 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale
Replies: 14
Views: 1148

Re: Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale

Colin C wrote:Hi Martin
I sent a PM a few weeks ago but got no reply regarding the J bars and radio, are they both still for sale, and have you considered my offer.
Thank you
Colin
Sorry Colin I missed that I have PMd you.
by Martin S
Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale
Replies: 14
Views: 1148

Re: Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale

Paddles are now sold Thanks. Here are pictures of the boats Quest LV Kevlar Carbon Construction (Hull) List Price £2350 plus compass. Looking for £1700 ono http://www.martinshakeshaft.com/stuff/quest.jpg Capella 161 Looking for £1300. http://www.martinshakeshaft.com/stuff/capella.jpg Radio Icom M71 ...
by Martin S
Sat Jan 16, 2010 3:33 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale
Replies: 14
Views: 1148

Re: Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale

shepcab wrote:Paddles for sale
Kinetic and Werner
What price are the paddles and are they straight or cranked, Left or right hand. Degrees?
Many thanks
Luke
Both carbon, two piece cranks Weners are 215 Lendal 210.

Both in excellent condition

Martin
by Martin S
Tue Jan 12, 2010 2:57 am
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale
Replies: 14
Views: 1148

Re: Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale

Colin C wrote:Hi martin
Where are you based, and what is the price of the equipment? I may be interested in a radio and J bars.
Thanks
Colin
Based in Leek/Stone Staffordshire

Radios £99 each includes charger
J Bars £50 per set

Cheers

Martin
by Martin S
Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:42 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale
Replies: 14
Views: 1148

Sea Kayaks and Kit for Sale

We are selling the following: Kayaks Capella 161 Diolen with fitted Silva Compass (Red deck/white hull yellow trim) Quest LV Kevlar/Carbon with fitted Silva Compass (Red deck/white hull blue trim) Paddles Kinetic Touring 210 cm Carbon Werner Corryvrecken paddle 215 cm Carbon Radios 2 x Icom IC-M71 e...
by Martin S
Wed May 07, 2008 10:32 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: FS: Wener Carbon Corryvrecken Sea Paddle
Replies: 1
Views: 389

Bump!
by Martin S
Wed Apr 23, 2008 10:53 pm
Forum: Kayaks for Private Sale - Whitewater and touring
Topic: FS: Wener Carbon Corryvrecken Sea Paddle
Replies: 1
Views: 389

FS: Wener Carbon Corryvrecken Sea Paddle

The Corryvrecken Carbon touring paddle (215cm) In Very good condition A++ Little use. Selling because I need a blade with a slightly smaller blade area. (not as fit as I used to be)! Bought for £289.99 from Brookbank - Sell for £220 The Corryvrecken Carbon touring paddle from Werner Paddles offers f...
by Martin S
Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:48 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Mapping Software for GPS
Replies: 27
Views: 3374

A good way of checking out Memory map is to buy the National Parks edition. This has all the UK national parks and can be bought for £19.99 on Amazon.

I have used MM and Anquet but have to say I found MM less hasle with a GPS.

Martin
by Martin S
Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Bivi bags and minimalist camping^
Replies: 72
Views: 49087

My wife takes part in two day mountain bike races where they have to carry all of their own kit. She uses a balloon bed. Which is basically two sheets of nylon with channels sown into it. You then insert long thin balloons (the type that are used at kids parties). It packs away to nothing. http://ww...
by Martin S
Wed Nov 21, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Good News, Bad News
Replies: 18
Views: 2424

(I'm sure star-trek did a film about ... unless of course, that was just a wonderous story , and actually they'll be gone for good. Does anyone have any Tales from Topographic Oceans We are thinking about taking our sea boats there next year! Sorry couldn't resist - Classic days - Showing my age no...
by Martin S
Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:27 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Necky Eliza/Romany LV/XP Lite/North Shore Shoreline
Replies: 30
Views: 6868

Bonnie My wife was looking for a compact boat - she narrowed it down to a Valley Avocet and a P&H Capella 161. After trying both she settled on the P&H. She liked both, but for her thought the Capella was a better fit and a bit faster. She has paddled it in a variety of conditions and used it in on ...