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Gumotex Seawave in Venice

Seawave main page I’ve had the Seawave a few months but paddling in Venice last week was my first proper outing. Venice lagoon was pretty calm on the day – there was more wash inside the Grand Canal from the vaporetti … Continue reading

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Fitting 4.8 psi PRVs on a Gumotex Seawave

Seawave main page General article covering PRVs Updated February 2018 – see Adam’s comment below My current Gumotex Seawave is a well spec’d IK for my sort of inshore paddling and occasional touring, especially as it’s factory rated to run at a higher-than-usual 0.25bar … Continue reading

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As I paddled out one midsummer’s evening

I took the K40 out across the bay for the first time since Ningaloo last September. As mentioned earlier, Australian UV being what it is, it did look pretty good after being rolled up for months. I put that down to lashings … Continue reading

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Incept K40 Tasman kayak preview

Missed the K40 intro? – it’s here. For a brief test run and video of the Incept K40 kayak, skip to this. For my initial impressions of my K40, go here. With three months on the coast of northwest Scotland … Continue reading

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Inflatable packboat valves and PRVs

Updated December 2018 Pumps are here The best inflation valves for an inflatable packboat aren’t the simple bungs you find on an airbed or an old Semperit. Nor the twist valves off a Feathercraft Java or an old Alpacka. What you want are one-way valves like the high-presure ones off on white … Continue reading

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