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    “It’s about the journey, not the destination. And...

    “It’s about the journey, not the destination. And whether you can fit it into a hatchback” - Old Chinese proverb.
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    I have used Sevylor before (holiday hires) and...

    I have used Sevylor before (holiday hires) and find they are actually pretty good with a kayak paddle. However I really wanted to use it with a single paddle as it’s much more relaxing and probably...
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    Was just looking at skegs for the front. Cheers.

    Was just looking at skegs for the front. Cheers.
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    Definitely going to inflate in more. I’ll take...

    Definitely going to inflate in more. I’ll take both paddles next weekend and play around with my position in the boat.
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    In the centre. I’m going to check the pressure...

    In the centre. I’m going to check the pressure with a different gauge as the 1.5psi being indicated felt very soft.
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    Feels like I can’t get the paddle under the boat....

    Feels like I can’t get the paddle under the boat. I tried slow strokes but just stood still. I have ordered a kayak paddle but I’ll keep trying with the canoe paddle too.
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    Yes. The problem is the boat turns instantly on...

    Yes. The problem is the boat turns instantly on the paddle draw, far too much to correct with a J.
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    I had the Intex Excursion 5. A huge beast! It was...

    I had the Intex Excursion 5. A huge beast! It was so heavy. I used it with a trolling motor and had great fun on canals. A very well made boat for the money.
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    Inflatable paddling advice needed!

    I sold my last rigid canoe (16ft Mad River) a few years ago and consider myself a competent paddler (2* open boat). I saw a guy paddling an inflatable on a canal with a single canoe paddle so had a...
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    Hope so!

    Hope so!
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    Thanks guys! It should arrive tomorrow so I’ll be...

    Thanks guys! It should arrive tomorrow so I’ll be out on the canals on Saturday. So excited :D
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    Im back after 9 years :)

    Sold my last canoe in 2009 due to lack of storage :(

    Anyway, just bought a Sevylor Adventure Plus and cant wait to get back out on the water! I saw a guy paddling one with a canoe paddle and...
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    Looks like they have found her body :( RIP

    Looks like they have found her body :(

    RIP
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    Happy paddling!

    Happy paddling!
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    Now sold. Thanks Tutonka! Hope you got home...

    Now sold. Thanks Tutonka! Hope you got home alright SMopencanoe
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    This needs to be sold before 5th of May, I can...

    This needs to be sold before 5th of May, I can deliver for 1 per mile.
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    Due to lack of funds I am selling this after only...

    Due to lack of funds I am selling this after only a few weeks :) It now has painters and a paddle. If anyone is interested please PM me. Im on the Wirral.
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    They dont sell any other gear but the boat does...

    They dont sell any other gear but the boat does come with paddles.
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    I have a Scenic RX4, the standard Scenic is a...

    I have a Scenic RX4, the standard Scenic is a tall car but the RX4 rides six inches higher! As you can see the roof rack looks nice but is far too narrow and has closed cross members so I cant extend...
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    First paddle in my own canoe!

    Had an hour on the canal this afternoon, it was so quiet and relaxing :) The Mad River Explorer 16 TT is a heavy old boat though, my roof rack is too narrow to load from the rear on my own as the...
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    Damn it! It was too small, I'll have to stick...

    Damn it! It was too small, I'll have to stick with my 12 footer :p
  22. The graduated trestle is a great idea! Thanks :D

    The graduated trestle is a great idea! Thanks :D
  23. I cant really see how it is asymetrical?

    I cant really see how it is asymetrical?
  24. Thread: Army Rations

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    We have been told to bin all 24hr rations in our...

    We have been told to bin all 24hr rations in our stores as certain items (cheese, pate, chocolate etc) are going rancid. This is because a lot of it has been out in the heat of Iraq and Afghanistan,...
  25. I have a storage problem too, I found my Explorer...

    I have a storage problem too, I found my Explorer 16 is too long for my garage but will fit diagonally across the garage from the roof to the floor. So I propose to hang it with one rope at the carry...
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