[bolger] Re: Dynamite sailboard for sit-on-top kayak?
>I second the motion on the kayak that Bolger designed for Payson. II've got a double-ended Dynamite sailboard as a proa "test bed". I
>think if you build it light you will have to build another one after
>your wife picks up the first one. Also, if you don't have to go fast,
>you might look up the Mouseboats that Gavin Atkin designs. Might make
>fine swimming floats too, with a little extra flotation.
>I have tried paddling the stitch and glue, multi chine design sometimes
>known as the Payson Pirogue, aka Canoe or something like that. Seems to
>be a reasonably good kayak, but would make a terrible swimming float.
>You have to like goo, of course.
stretched it slightly to 17 feet by simply making the middle section longer.
It works to paddle, but shoot, if you want a "wet sit on top" buy someone's
castoff windsurfer (I got one at a yard sale for $15). I've paddled a
windsurfer as a sit-on-top and it's fun.
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