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by triwavesport
Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: How to pack a skeg kayak
Replies: 13
Views: 1157

Re: How to pack a skeg kayak

If you don't have room in your kayak for a chain of Lebanese restaurants, you need a bigger kayak...

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by triwavesport
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: How to pack a skeg kayak
Replies: 13
Views: 1157

Re: How to pack a skeg kayak

Hi Tom I too find that splitting into smaller dry bags works well. For example, I take a 1-season bag, microfibre lining bag (that I use outside the sleeping bag for better comfort), thermal long-johns and thin puffer jacket to sleep in. Adding a fleece Balaclava brings this combo up to 3-season for...
by triwavesport
Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: First slalom boat
Replies: 3
Views: 939

Re: First slalom boat

Hi jellybabe, My slalom days were a while ago but the things I valued included: Comfort - if you get addicted, you will want to spend a lot of time in your boat, training and competing. Some boats may not allow you to have your legs, knees and feet where you would like them to be. Fine-tuning can be...
by triwavesport
Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Sandy Skeg
Replies: 16
Views: 1416

Re: Sandy Skeg

Edit - that should be "shingle beach" of course. Shingle, and just the right size stones to jam the skeg box solid, of course.

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by triwavesport
Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Sandy Skeg
Replies: 16
Views: 1416

Re: Sandy Skeg

I had my skeg jammed after a 'seal launch' off a single beach, which was a right pain. I now always beach launch backwards and so far that has avoided the problem recurring. I kinda like doing it that way too [emoji41]

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by triwavesport
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: ROUND BRITAIN KAYAK TRIP
Replies: 14
Views: 2041

Re: ROUND BRITAIN KAYAK TRIP

Hi Simon, What a great undertaking, and bring done in a truly adventurous spirit too by the sound of it. Suffolk is my local coast and I'm up for a paddle if Andy would like some company. We have one of the best fish & chip shops accessible from the water at the mouth of the Deben, so I can offer An...