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Discussion: awesome!

in: Loose Gravel; Loose Gravel > 2017-09-09

Sep 10, 2017 10:09 PM # 
Mr Wonderful:
Always wanted to try a boat race...
Sep 12, 2017 2:59 PM # 
Loose Gravel:
Yes, me too. This was more like a schoolin' though, lol. I learned my kayak is Not an racing vessel.
Sep 12, 2017 5:38 PM # 
Mr Wonderful:
I noticed you feather your paddle. My feathered paddle story:

I don't feather. When out with a friend, me in my slow plastic sea kayak and him in his increasingly racy kevlar boats, he traded me his Onno wing so I could try it. Naturally I took the feather out and paddled a bit. We swapped back, he didn't notice the lack feather, promptly gave a good paddle but the wing angle was wrong and he yanked himself over and tipped, good for a little swimming.
Sep 14, 2017 3:07 PM # 
Loose Gravel:
Lol. Thats the last time he handed off his paddle.
You cant tell from that pic but I'm a high angle paddler. I prefer about 60 deg feather. Ive based that offset off of this guys tutorial and found i can paddle longer with less fatigue.

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