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Paddle Float rigging
By:Mike Nicholson
Date: 8/8/2001, 11:47 am

I am installing recessed fittings on my Great Auk. I know I am supposed to have something behind the seat to stick the paddle blade under for self-rescue. Does anyone have suggestions on configuration, spacing or materials so I can use the paddle float? Should they be loose or tight; stretchy or firm?
I have bungee Xs over the hatches for hold-downs, and in front of the cockpit for miscellaneous gear, but could use straps, or anything else in back.

Messages In This Thread

Paddle Float rigging
Mike Nicholson -- 8/8/2001, 11:47 am
Re: Paddle Float not necessarily necessary
Shawn Baker -- 8/8/2001, 6:13 pm
nice AFTER reentry
Randy Knauff -- 8/9/2001, 2:28 pm
Re: Better with a partner
Shawn Baker -- 8/9/2001, 3:54 pm
Re: Better with a partner, especially after
Dave S. -- 8/15/2001, 2:24 am
Rolling: I'm in complete agreement. *NM*
Shawn Baker -- 8/15/2001, 9:26 am
Re: Paddle Float rigging *Pic*
Chip Sandresky -- 8/8/2001, 4:02 pm
Re: Paddle Float rigging
Randy Knauff -- 8/8/2001, 3:41 pm