I’ve had a few kayaks and haven’t yet found the one for me. I’m currently using a Sundolphin Aruba 12SS and it is mediocre, at best. I’ve modified it a bit to handle my long legs and sealed up the foam bulkheads to make them watertight. It does OK but I just want something longer with a better hull.
I’m looking for something for easy rivers and lakes. Basically, I like to paddle the lakes and reservoirs here in and around Utah. I also like to go camping, so something with good storage is best for me. I used to do a lot of hiking, but my knees don’t like the downhills anymore.
Here are a couple that I’ve found locally that have piqued my interest. I’d love to hear thoughts on these and/or any other I should be looking out for:
This one is a bit more than I can afford and probably overkill for my needs, but I sure like it! https://www.ksl.com/classifieds/listing/50326345