Monthly Archives: April 2014

Vid and Survival Thoughts

Here’s the final edit of the maiden voyage of the beach mariner, Enjoy. I love discount stores. I got a  few items from a local Ollies store. Krylon paints for the boat at  $1.99 a can, A stainless steel cup … Continue reading

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Paddle Report

Loyalhannah Creek (Solo Trip) Put in: New Alexandria, Ball field/boat ramp area near the Rt.22 Bridge. Boat ramp is marked by Army corps of engineers. It is advisable to launch only small boats with shallow draft there. The ramp is … Continue reading

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Damn Weather

Each and every time that I have some free time, It’s raining or cold or both. Been spending my time reviewing youtube vids on subjects related to the kayak mods. I’m leaning into coating the whole hull with some two … Continue reading

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Bilge Pump & Misc

I bought the kayak bilge pump this afternoon and tested it out as soon as I got it home. It works like a charm, bailing a 2 gallon bucket in seconds down to almost dry. Things have sure changed over … Continue reading

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The Pain, The Pain!

My shoulders feel like they belong to someone else. It’ll work out the next few times I get back to the water. The kayak has a name now, It’s called FUBAR. In the works are the addition of two hard … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung

Grass is riz, wtf the posies is? Bought a kayak at Dunhams today. The Future Beach Mariner 10.4 10’4″ length, weighs 43 lbs. 300 lbs. weight capacity High performance stable multi-channel hull Cockpit console with bottle holder I’m very happy … Continue reading

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