Friday, April 30, 2010

Kayak Noise - Flat Hull sea Kayaks

Introducing the ChickenHawk

We have had this baby up to 9 miles an hour. The idea is you move back on the seat as you start to surf a swell and forward again on the flat. It works well. We used a longer paddle since your sitting so much higher. This position was very comfortable and with the foot strapes you could get a very positive stroke. The bow is pretty different, I had never paddled a reverse rake bow before. It had noticeably less resistance than a regular bow untill water came over the whole thing. You can check out how the bow works on the video.

ChickenHawk - Bellignham Bay April 30, 2010 from tom swetish on Vimeo.

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