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Positives: Stability - It is a very stable boat. This is nice on moving water, paddling with inexperience folks or a dog, and when there is something interesting to look at below the surface. I've even stood up to board larger boats.
Versitility - We've used it on quitewater to class 2+. It does great. Solo or Tandem.
Negatives: Tracking - I don't think it tracks very well. I think this can be attributed to the 'full' bow, which is great for surfing (doesn't dive). Maybe the rudder would help.
Wettness - the boat is pretty wet even in small waves/chop. If you're paddling tandem and you're sitting in the stern, its fine, but the bow person gets soaked :) A spray skit is recommended.
It has been a nice boat for gunkholing and paddling on quite ponds and even quick moving rivers. I think of it as a combination of canoe and kayak.
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