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GandJ
post Aug 19 2012, 05:00 PM
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We're considering the addition of a small personal watercraft to our outdoor gear, but are having a tough time deciding between kayaks or a canoe. Does anyone have personal experience, preferences or dislikes of either or both?

Whatever we get (two kayaks or one canoe?), it will have to travel well on our Explorer's roof rack and be fairly light since I'm old and weak and not exactly overly tall. laugh.gif

All information, advice, horror stories and opinions on the subject will be most welcome.

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Goose Creek
post Aug 22 2012, 05:52 PM
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I have done both, canoe and kayake. I think it is a personal preference which a person should get.
We curently have two kayaks. A two seat for when we both want to go, and my single seat for when just I want to go.
Both have good storage. Both are good handling and light weight.
A canoe will hold more gear, and may be more comfortable depending on the user and what it is used for.
I would suggest you find someone in your area that rents them. Try both then make your decision.
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