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by bob notts
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Advice on kayak choice please
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Advice on kayak choice please

Hi folks, can I pick your brains please?? I am 67 but still mega fit and active though I do have an artificial left leg below the knee and a replacement right knee neither of which slows me down much. The issue I have is my reduced knee bend and balance which obviously hampers me getting in and out ...
by bob notts
Thu May 09, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Kayak specific pfd
Replies: 2
Views: 328

Re: Kayak specific pfd

Jim wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 10:28 am
Yes lots, try any canoe/kayak shop. Seriously too many to try to list.
Is Notts your name or location? If location drop in to Desperate Measures and see what they have available.
Thanks for the response, I went to des mes and got one thanks 😁
by bob notts
Thu May 02, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Kayak specific pfd
Replies: 2
Views: 328

Kayak specific pfd

Hi folks, I have been happy with my yaks and gear that I picked up as a bundle but my pfds that came with it all are up around my chin and getting uncomfortable. Are there specific pfds for sit in kayaks where they are shaped higher up at the back so that they clear the back of seat and so don't get...
by bob notts
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: J bars and strapping down
Replies: 4
Views: 329

J bars and strapping down

Hi folks, I have two perception kayaks and a Saab 9-5 estate. I usually only use one kayak and can get it in my Saab or on my roof bars but I am looking into J bars to put both my yaks on my roof. In the pics I have seen the kayaks are strapped to the j bars which are then bolted to the roof bars wi...
by bob notts
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Bringing the colour back?
Replies: 0
Views: 432

Bringing the colour back?

Hi folks. I have two early Perception Kiwi kayaks I bought as a pair. A blue and a red, however the red is now a lovely shade of pink and I wondered if red coloured T-cut might rejuvenate it, any thoughts please ? Many thanks and don't tease about the pink lol
by bob notts
Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: What trousers?
Replies: 8
Views: 636

What trousers?

Hi folks. Can you advise me as a newbie what type of trousers to wear as I have my first few ventures out and also the weather is cooling down too so I doubt I can wear shorts for long. I did pick up a bargain cag on eBay so I am ok for top wear. I know jeans/denim is a big no no but would joggers b...
by bob notts
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Newbie looking for first kayak
Replies: 1
Views: 200

Re: Newbie looking for first kayak

Sorted now. Managed to buy two plus all the kit 😜
by bob notts
Sun Aug 26, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Newbie looking for first kayak
Replies: 1
Views: 200

Newbie looking for first kayak

Hi folks. I am looking for my first kayak but I will just be doing slow rivers and canals but need one with a cockpit size that is easy to cope with due to my having reduced knee bend and I am 6 foot tall. I am on a budget and based in Notts but don't mind travelling a reasonable distance