efficiency ?

Posted by Mike Coughlin on Oct 1, 2007

Great perspective, LeeG ... Thanks!

> "day exploring" could mean a lot of things, stability and manueverabilty or low volume and light weight. I perceive the "price" of a freighter as ...

more weight (to lug around),

likely, more wind/weathercocking from increase "sail", especially when paddling empty ... and,

maybe, less turn-in ability.

> If you don't have an existing set of preferences I'd temper preferences for theoretical top performance and go for comfort/maneuverability. )!

In Response to: Re: boat choice by LeeG on Oct 1, 2007