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by DirkZ
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Serious expedition kayaking books/manuals
Replies: 10
Views: 431

Re: Serious expedition kayaking books/manuals

John Dowd is a classic
by DirkZ
Tue Mar 09, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Best sea kayak to get for Scotland?
Replies: 76
Views: 1898

Re: Best sea kayak to get for Scotland?

Hi, I own both a pe Perception Essence and a shiny grp Valley Etain. The glasfibre Etain is a touch faster and certainly more responsive but sadly enough I do mind about scratches. I don 't mind pulling up my Essence up a Shell covered beach. I don 't care what would happen if I would pearl in the s...
by DirkZ
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Sea kayak for large paddler
Replies: 11
Views: 695

Re: Sea kayak for large paddler

I own both a grp Valley Etain and a plastic Perception Essence. The Etain is most certainly faster and more responsive but I still love the robust Essence. Perception 17 is good boat in moderate temperatures( read UK, Northern Europe) otherwise not stiff enough. Rear batch tends to be least, dayhatc...