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Re: VCP Argonaut or Aquanaut
In Response To: VCP Argonaut or Aquanaut ()

Hi Doug,

Remind me, now the Aquanaut is sort of an 18' version of the 16' Avocet? (Sort of analogous to the NDK Explorer to the Romany?)

I just bought an Avocet after test driving all of them. I don't remember the Argonaut/Aquanaut really exciting me the way the Explorer and Avocet did. It did feel quite big. I'm not big, but I am tall at 6'-6".

They performed well, but didn't have the same "feel" I really loved in the Romany/Explorer/Avocet.


: Anyone out there paddling either of these two boats?
: I have some questions.

: I've read a review on the Argonaut(higher volume model). The writer liked the
: boat but had a problem with scraping his hands on the front deck while
: paddling because it was to high. I would think this would depend on the
: size of the paddler?

: What do you like/dislike about the boat(s)?

: I've sat in these two boats (in the showroom only). Waiting for some warmer
: weather to take a test drive.

: Thanks,
: Doug