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Re: Polo Kayak Design
By:Bill Price
Date: 10/5/2001, 6:33 pm
In Response To: Polo Kayak Design (Shawn Baker)

: Okay, here's a new topic as the winter doldrums loom: Does anybody know of
: any available polo kayak designs?

: They are made of plastic, kevlar and glass, but why not wood?

Ha! Ha! I knew those guys over there would get you into that. They were real big on polo when we were there before R2K1. Looked like a great way to develop skills.

Lani told us a few guys had used their Pygmies for the sport, but were not as aggressive because they wanted to protect their boats. I don't think there's any reason not to use wood as long as you glassed it well and didn't mind getting the snot beat out of the finish. Wouldn't something more like a white water boat be good or do you need a longer hull for sprinting?


Messages In This Thread

Polo Kayak Design
Shawn Baker -- 10/5/2001, 5:41 pm
Re: Polo Kayak Design
Rick Checkland -- 10/10/2001, 4:47 pm
Re: Polo Kayak Design
Hans Friedel -- 10/6/2001, 5:40 pm
Re: Polo Kayak Design
Bill Price -- 10/5/2001, 6:33 pm