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by Rand C1
Thu Sep 23, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Deeper into the offside-eddy
Replies: 28
Views: 5394

Madness...........Madness......
by Rand C1
Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Deeper into the offside-eddy
Replies: 28
Views: 5394

It takes alot of practice, but you have to paddle both sides of the river. So, you got to come out from your off side over and over and over. Having a strong cross bow stroke is not a bad thing.
Rand

Sorry, I was thinking ferrying out from your offside, also an important skill, never mind.
by Rand C1
Sun Sep 12, 2010 1:40 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Atom and the Fink
Replies: 47
Views: 11730

The Cascade cockpit is oval and has 24" front to back i.d. Your knees are not under the cockpit rim and you use thigh straps. I like it better. The Fink cockpit is just too small. Cockpit shape and size is an area of C1 design that needs more thought put in to it. Standardization would be nice too. ...
by Rand C1
Sat Sep 11, 2010 11:11 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Atom and the Fink
Replies: 47
Views: 11730

A keyhole cockpit doesn't make alot sense on a perpose built plastic C1. You don't need the room up front you need it behind for your feet and ankles to come out. Its not a kayak. Cacade cockpit shape and size is about right.
Rand
by Rand C1
Sat Sep 11, 2010 5:34 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Atom and the Fink
Replies: 47
Views: 11730

I have paddled a Cascade for a few years and I am quite fond of it. It sure makes running Ohiopyle Falls a cinch. I just got a Fink this Summer. I have only run LY in it and as was said I am still leaning to appreciate its quallities. I agree that the cockpit is to small, and the front deck makes yo...
by Rand C1
Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Is John Mason (Mountain Surf) a REAL sprayskirt supplier?
Replies: 7
Views: 1706

I got a skirt for my Cascade from John Mason. I love the skirt, durable, never pops, but not hard to get on and off. He had it hand delivered to me at Moose Fest by Billy Harris. Anyway he really worked with me and I liked the personal touch.
Rand
by Rand C1
Sat Jul 03, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: Boats and Gear for Sale
Topic: Finkenmeister FS
Replies: 10
Views: 3481

Fink

I'm interested. Still got it. Shoot me an e-mail
Rand