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Ok i know a few of you do it so i need some advice.

Looking at getting a kayak soon for me and the missus. Using it for river,canal but i also want to use it in the sea to ride some waves at newquay !!:ILU:

Preferably inflatable.

Have been looking at a Seyvlor Hudson, seems quite a good one for my needs but maybe you can tell me different ?

Any other recommedations ?

Not going mad on first one so about £300-£350.

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Ocean kayak are good.T: Sit on kayaks tho.
I have 3 of them 1 for me and my youngest son and 1 each for my wife and eldest son.
Love them great fun in the surf and if it's flat we go out exploring.A:
Looking at selling mine soon to get a new one.
 

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Plastic Ocean Kayaks are good mate, and better in the surf as they don't flex. Inflatables are ok, but you always run the risk of puncturing them if you ever want to go further and paddle round the sea cliffs etc. Keep your eye on Ebay, a lot come up there. Alternatively if your not too fussed about surf (you can hire in Newquay) get an open boat. Great for rivers plus you can take a lot of gear and camp out etc!
 

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If you havent already, get some lessons, learn how to be safe..... as a minimum

http://www.canoe-england.org.uk/

Inflatables are okay, but make sure the air pockets are separated, so if you puncture one, the whole thing doesn't go down. And you with it.

Remember that if you need help at sea, the RNLI will come and rescue you, but they do not get paid for it. Respect that, and do what you can to help yourself and stay safe
 

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Ocean kayak are good.T: Sit on kayaks tho.
I have 3 of them 1 for me and my youngest son and 1 each for my wife and eldest son.
Love them great fun in the surf and if it's flat we go out exploring.A:
Looking at selling mine soon to get a new one.
what make and what sort price are you asking for the sit on kayaks Daz,
i might be in the market for one in a few weeks.
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Ocean kayak are good.T: Sit on kayaks tho.
I have 3 of them 1 for me and my youngest son and 1 each for my wife and eldest son.
Love them great fun in the surf and if it's flat we go out exploring.A:
Looking at selling mine soon to get a new one.
Do you have a two seater up for sale then I:
 

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The big yak that i use is ok for an adult and a small child, but not a proper 2 seater.
It's very stable as it's for the bigger people of the population.
Heres a photo of it.
 

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Hi mate
Just bought the Sevylor Colorado last week, only paid £270 from World of Camping (seems the cheapest supplier online) I've been out on a local river estury 3 times now and love itT:
Doesn't track quite as well as a rigid hull boat with just one person in, but took the misses out in it last night and it was brilliant. Really stable boat and ideal for chucking in the van on camping trips.
 

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Thanks for the replies guys. Just thinking a rigid means a roof rack :(

Hi mate
Just bought the Sevylor Colorado last week, only paid £270 from World of Camping (seems the cheapest supplier online) I've been out on a local river estury 3 times now and love itT:
Doesn't track quite as well as a rigid hull boat with just one person in, but took the misses out in it last night and it was brilliant. Really stable boat and ideal for chucking in the van on camping trips.
Matt.....would it be as much fun in the waves ?I:
 

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Thanks for the replies guys. Just thinking a rigid means a roof rack :(



Matt.....would it be as much fun in the waves ?I:
Not sure how it would be on the waves, pretty good I reckon:), as long as you dont catch a wave side on:eek: I'm still working my way up to having a go in the sea, think i'll get a life jacket first tho! I think strong winds could be more of an issue with an inflatable rather than a rigid hull
That sevylor hudson you were lookin at should be goodT:
 

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Not sure how it would be on the waves, pretty good I reckon:), as long as you dont catch a wave side on:eek: I'm still working my way up to having a go in the sea, think i'll get a life jacket first tho! I think strong winds could be more of an issue with an inflatable rather than a rigid hull
That sevylor hudson you were lookin at should be goodT:
Cool. Well i may just give it a go T:

Any other info would be appreciated T:

Or if anyone is selling a double sit on I:
 
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