Re: fastest kayak?

Posted by John Beck on Oct 30, 2006

Strap a GPS to the deck to better gauge the instantaneous speed . Paddle both boats on the same day, same conidtions, same direction (to account for wind). Paddle both flat out for a few minutes and you'll see big differences. Since you can't maintain max output during a normal paddle the speed differnces won't be quite as great.

With the GPS speed display glaring at you it forces you concentrate. I don't take my GPS as a drill sergeant, but he reminds when I'm not paying attention when my speed drops.


In Response to: fastest kayak? by steve on Oct 27, 2006


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