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One more thing

Those plastic padeyes holding the foredeck shock cords look like they might interfere with your paddle stroke. It's kind of late, but consider a more flush way to hold them down if it's a problem. Either a webbing padeye or a simple hole-through-the deck (one drill bit size smaller than the shock cord) would work.