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2018 AOTY/DOTY Entry

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ChuckE

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PPickerell..... thanks for bringing the Wavewalker to our attention.  I'm a big fan of pedalling as well as paddling.  If these go a fast as advertised (6mph crusing and over 10mph top speed) then these would smoke Hobie's Mirage Drive.  I'd sure like to see a showdown.

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Chuck, no need for a showdown.  I've seen the WW and a 10 mph sprint pace may even be a bit conservative.  You'll get no where near that fast on a Hobie.

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Chuck, no need for a showdown.  I've seen the WW and a 10 mph sprint pace may even be a bit conservative.  You'll get no where near that fast on a Hobie.

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Damn.. that's fast...... I need to test drive one!

If they'd cut the weight and the price in half, I'd be seriously interested.  120 lbs and $2500 makes it really tough for most of us.


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I checked these out @ OR....they are really heavy,  but fast!

  I still like to paddle, mostly cuz, it just feels right after many years of holding a paddle

wanna try a cheaper pedal boat?

check this....

http://www.leisure-offer.com/rd_p?p=113082&t=1126&c=158461&gift=7753&a=7753-pelican%20fiji%20pedal%20boat

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PPickerell..... thanks for bringing the Wavewalker to our attention.  I'm a big fan of pedalling as well as paddling.  If these go a fast as advertised (6mph crusing and over 10mph top speed) then these would smoke Hobie's Mirage Drive.  I'd sure like to see a showdown.

I moved this topic to this "Other Kayaks" section, so it doesn't get lost with all of the other posts.

Please update us on your reviews!
Chuck,
See my del valle shakedown thread in the fishing reports section. These boats kick ass for fishing!
Patrick