For sure, LOVE the lightness of my Hornbeck pack canoe and my Sterling Kayak Progression!!!
My wallet also got much lighter too…
another great Jerry Vandiver song!
and just make sure you don’t leave it empty and unattended on the beach on a breezy day …
They tend to blow away.
I carry along a long tent stake that I use to make sure that it’s still there when I get back.
Carbon fiber and carbon/Kevlar are even lighter. Carbon fiber boats are generally more fragile.