Big Guy

I am a big guy. I weigh 385 but I am shrinking. 6 weeks ago I weighed 440 pounds. I began dieting and walking and riding my bike. I have always wanted to try kayaking but have always been too big. It would get used on ponds and lakes for exercise. Are there any kayaks out there designed for a large person like myself?

How about a canoe? There are many

ā€“ Last Updated: May-28-10 3:18 PM EST ā€“

and they give you freedom to move you will not get in a kayak.Look at the Odyssey 15.

Or a kayak like this.

A canoe is a thought. My 8 and 6 year old would probably prefer it seeing how they would get to enjoy it also. There is something about a kayak that just appeals to me more. Not ruling out canoes, just exploring kayaks.

I know how you feel. I paddle canoes
but love my kayak.

fitting in a kayak is a good goal
i am large too. i prefer a canoe.

fitting in a kayak is a good goal
i am large too. i prefer a canoe.

Congratulations! 55 pounds in 6 weeks
is truly amazing and not done without a lot of hard work.

Try a tandem
If you go with a tandem kayak you can still bring your daughter along with you and still paddle it solo

Iā€™d get a big sit on top
Maybe a Wilderness systems Ride or a Cobra fish and dive. If you are that big your mobility might not be that good yet and you want something you can get into and out of easily.

Respectfully, what happens if you