Hey GuysAfter using a sit on top kayak for the last 6 months I have decided to go out and get a sea kayak because I want to do a bit more exploring and the Sit on is a bit to slow for my likingsHas anyone tried a mirage sea kayak from australia? miragekayaks.comI am looking at a 580, they are quite expensive, but so are most kayaks here in Aus (guess its gotta do with them all being made oversea's and having to be shipped here). Luckily for me I am a 20 min walk from the actual factory so I am…See More
"Yeah, Dubside and his "Commando" Kayak are featured in one segment of This is the Sea 4. You can see how he gets around without a car and has all kinds of adventures with his folding kayak.
Plus all the other great segments make this a…"
A few years back, I did a trip with NOLS in Feathercraft folding boats. They are a bit tricky to assemble, but pack up about the size of a large expedition backpack and are really convenient. They are also very seaworthy...we did a 30 day…"
I think a cart would work just fine but if you want to a packable take a look at this.
I am totaly convinced this is a great product. If I was in the market for a solution as you are I'd buy one in a…"
"Nah too complicated.
You can buy or make a simple kayak cart from PVC pipe and lawnmower wheels. Then use pipe clamps to hook a tow bar to the down tube of a bike ... check out the instructions in the main post of this youtube video…"
"So, as I understand it, you'd like something lightweight that can be carried a good distance. Why don't you consider building something yourself? That way, you can control the weight. A homebuilt pirogue, for instance can be built very…"
"Inflatables work well for what you want to do. They are not great in wind but some cheap ones are actually fairly nice to travel with.
Others have probably already suggested a cart to carry a hardshell boat. You can make a simple bike trailer with…"
"Thats the idea we had a few months ago but was basically told it wouldnt be worth the hassle of getting the boat to the water, because a few streets need to be crossed to get to the water and stuff... will go and check out the shops again next week."
"Seems to me that nearly anything could work, with a dolly/cart. There are some decent carts available. With one of these, and a strap, it seems you could rig even a 17 foot sea kayak to be easier to go that far than carrying a even a small light…"
Hi everyoneIm looking at buying a kayakonly problem is I currently dont have a car and it looks like its going to be awhile before ill be able to get one. But I really want a KayakI am looking for something that I could :S carry to the water, about 500 - 1000 metres, depending on which way I feel like going.Im not weak so I could probably handle carrying a kayak providing it had a handle on its side and wasnt to longSo im looking for a short kayak, that could hold a 105kg man. I plan on using…See More