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by John Goldhurst
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Paddler size Isel and Alaw Bach
Replies: 17
Views: 781

Re: Paddler size Isel and Alaw Bach

I own the Isel. Male 170 lbs. , 5.9 and 32 inch waste. I only do day trips no camping.
I fit in the Isel fine as well as the Alaw Bach. Cockpit size and seats are the same. The Isel is a lowered deck, low volume boat.

John
by John Goldhurst
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Difference between Pilgrim and Isel?
Replies: 5
Views: 543

Re: Difference between Pilgrim and Isel?

Hi there The secondary stability (on edge) is very easy to find on the Isel and stable. This is due to it being a hard chine hull in the cockpit area. The Pilgrim has more of a softer chine. I too found that the Pilgrim was harder to hold a edge and was twitchy in finding that sweet spot. Good luck ...
by John Goldhurst
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Difference between Pilgrim and Isel?
Replies: 5
Views: 543

Re: Difference between Pilgrim and Isel?

Pilgrim vs Isel Hi I have demoed the Pilgrim many times. And I have owned the Isel for six months.The difference for me was the sitting position. The Pilgrim has raised knee bumps that didn’t fit me well. My Isel also has a foot plate that I find more comfortable than pegs. I am 5.9 165 pounds Both ...