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by BernieM
Mon Apr 02, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Tips & Technique
Topic: Flatwater Speed
Replies: 7
Views: 6230

Re: Flatwater Speed

Sven
Found the water line of the Explorer on your website - 210 cm. Therefore it is 35 cm longer than Lama.
Thanks for your help
BernieM
by BernieM
Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: Tips & Technique
Topic: Flatwater Speed
Replies: 7
Views: 6230

Re: Flatwater Speed

Sven Thanks for the nice website. The Denali Lama is listed as 234 cm with water line of 175 cm. The difference seems to be due to the upturned stern and bow. The Explorer is the same external length as the Lama. If it perfectly straight then the maximum water line would be 234 cm or 59 cm longer th...
by BernieM
Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: Tips & Technique
Topic: Flatwater Speed
Replies: 7
Views: 6230

Re: Flatwater Speed

The Denali Lama is listed as the same length as the Explorer but has a 4 inch upturn in the bow. Do you know the difference in the water line. Is the Explorer likely to track better and have less wind resistance for flat water paddling because of absence of the upturn?
thanks
BernieM
by BernieM
Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: tracking, speed, wind resistance
Replies: 5
Views: 3226

Re: tracking, speed, wind resistance

Thanks. I appreciate your response. Are you paddling or rowing the Explorer?
by BernieM
Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: tracking, speed, wind resistance
Replies: 5
Views: 3226

tracking, speed, wind resistance

Hi I am thinking of buying a packraft because of its great portability. I would use the packraft for day trips on flat water rivers, lakes and bays. Therefore, good tracking and speed and low wind resistance are important. Has anyone actually compared the 2011 models of the Scout, Alpacka and Yukon ...