History of Slalom boats

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Re: History of Slalom boats

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Yes. :-)
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Martin, I don't know the Force A but in the days when Nomad made slalom boats, there were very few that were weight specific. I'm also about 75kg, and I never gave any thought to that when choosing a boat. I do remember particularly big guys having extra depth in the seam, and kids having boats cut down, but they were customisations not different models.
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OK, cool thanks.

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A fries of mine paddled nearly al Nomad boats he was about 75kg and just sat a little bit lower than myself, never seem to be an issue to him.

NOW if i could find that elusive Perfekt i would have all the Lettmann boats from Olymp - through to the Plus, Need to fill that hole in the rack is anyone out there know of one> I believe a red one with yellow strips was sold not so long ago up north / Scotland, Good money waiting. I just get a photo of them all in order one day.
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mharrall wrote:
Thu Mar 11, 2021 2:26 pm
Hi Learned slalom folks.

I realize this might be a bit of a long shot asking here, but does anyone know the weight range for a Nomad Force A 4m kayak? I'm about 75kg, am I too heavy for it?
I think I remember the Nomad Force, it was a normal sized slalom boat, but as is normal with slalom boats it was offered in various cuts covering a range of weights. So it might fit you, it would depend upon who it was originally made for.
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Sounds interesting with a lot of events preceding each other. I wouldn't hate re-reading.
Any documentary on the same?
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The Nomad force 4 m came in two specs the force A and force R
The A was designed for artificial courses and the R for natural rivers .
After the 4m force came the force 360 for the new shorter boat rules.
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