Strait Edge White Water

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larch
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Strait Edge White Water

Post by larch » Tue Apr 14, 2009 5:43 pm

I am interested in going down class III+ rapids. I have been browsing around for a good inflatable sit on top kayak and some people have recommended the striaght edge model and now I am wondering what you guys think.

Is this a good kayak for white water?

Thanks,

Aaron

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Post by JCOOLEY » Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:19 am

The Strait Edge Models are recommended for only up to Calss III. Because they have rigid components in them that help with tracking, they are not recommended for higher. With whitewater boats, you want a lot of manuverability. Basically, as poor as a tracking kayak as you can get. This allows for quicker turns. If you want an inflatable for Class III and above, you should look into AIRE. They are specifically whitewater. The Strait Edge is good for all around purposes.

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