Tag Archives: Solar 410C

Seawave vs Gumotex 410C + skeg-rudder mod

Seawave main page The new Solar 3 I had a visit from former Olympic slalom trainer and canoeist Jim the other day. He bought a Solar 410C after browsing IK&P and declares it one of his favourite boats. I ran the previous … Continue reading

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Gumotex Sunny/410C ~ self bailing and hull rigidity

Updated summer 2017 Paddling the Haute Allier in France in a Sunny required frequent visits to the bank. Not to get money out of the ATM but to drain the swamped boat. And on Shark Bay in Western Australia one crossing of a very windy bay … Continue reading

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Adios to the Sunny ~ check out the Solar 410C

After nearly six years of splashing about, this week I gave my sun-faded Gumotex Sunny away to a mate and his kids. It was probably only worth £100. Coincidentally, Gumotex confirmed they’ve stopped selling the Sunny in Europe while introducing the new and … Continue reading

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