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    Northstar Pheonix certainly looks good on paper...

    Northstar Pheonix certainly looks good on paper but will it be plagued with build quality issues or is it going to be as tough as old boots?
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    In short...

    I've paddled this boat a lot including some 4 day expeditions with my bike in the front. I've added a kneeling thwart, mast step, lacing, air bags and end loops. I really like it and can move it...
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    In short...

    Spec:
    Length - 14'6"
    Width - 30.5"
    rocker - 2.5" each end
    Weight - 55lb
    Essential refinements - (for technical solo paddler) replace seat with kneeling thwart; lash-in two 4' airbags; add a...
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    Key Issues

    I realise the questions below are key and I don't have great answers:



    In general I'm looking for forgiving rather than high-performance
    Thanks guys!
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    What Spec Boat?

    This may have been covered elsewhere but I think I've explored the limits of my open boat.

    Can anyone recommend a spec boat that will go anywhere and not weigh a tonne?

    Ta
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    Freedom Solo - Faster and better tracking than...

    Freedom Solo
    - Faster and better tracking than a Prospector style boat
    - More manuverable than a tandem boat
    - As capable on class III as any boat of a similar weight
    - Easy to carry if you...
  7. Now backing out...hope the swaps go well Daisy

    Now backing out...hope the swaps go well
    Daisy
  8. How much are you wanting for the Legend and how...

    How much are you wanting for the Legend and how soon are you prepared to sell?
  9. I haven't got a Legend but I could offer cold...

    I haven't got a Legend but I could offer cold hard cash for the Prospector...what do you say?
    D
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    Pictures

    Sorry Kingfisher
    I've seen the pic now and your boat may be exactly what I want...PM sent
    D
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    Argosy

    Hello
    Sounds great...where abouts are you and (if it's not a girly question) is it red or green?

    Thank you
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    sherpas

    Hello Paddler Sas
    I'll buy your Sherpas if they really are in "good as new condition". Can I pick them up when I'm in Newcastle next week?
    DD
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    Well done

    Well done guys. I believe this is what boats were invented for! Just a shame we can't all live like that all of the time...maybe?
    DD
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    Wallabies and Beer Cans

    Hey Mick
    You're gonna love camping on Loch Lomond as there is loads of space and plenty to see and do. Don't expect to be the first people anywhere though - it is quite a busy loch. More like the...
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    Paddles

    I'd like one please...PM sent
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    Ta

    Thanks very much guys
    I think for the amount I use it the clip-on version might be the way forward. Definitely longer than I've been using though!
    Back to the drawing board
    Daisy
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    No photo just now but it's about eight inches...

    No photo just now but it's about eight inches accross and my best performance seems to be when about four to six inches is in the water. It's made of 3/8" plywood and not very shaped...just...
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    Lee Boards...worth the effort

    Hi
    I've recently been experimenting with a lee board and find that it is only marginally better than my touring paddle held loosely against the gunwhale. With my improvised "lee board" I can just...
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    For softies:

    For time-served menaces: paddle in shorts for a couple of years and you won't need a softy kneeling mat any more!
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    Where to get them...

    I'm sure this has been answered elsewhere but: Who if anyone imports Esquif?
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