Reviews for Mark-II Kayak by Long Haul Folding Kayaks
Based On: 3 Reviews
10-18-2012Submitted by: Doi Nomazi
This is the ultimate expedition folding kayak and I can say that without reservations after returning from another trip in the Danube Delta and on the Black Sea.
The boat takes a lot of gear and yet flies through the surf. Extremely durable and stable while sailing through 25 knots gusts, yet easy to paddle on narrow channels.
Can't wait to take it back to the Everglades this December.
01-16-2012Submitted by: DoiNomazi
We have the customized Commando version of the Mark II. We just tested the boat in the Everglades in December. Excellent kayak for paddling and sailing. Yes, a bit heavy, but worth every ounce when you expect it to stay together while sailing fully loaded in the surf.
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This is the story of the first 76.4 miles water journey paddling and sailing our new Long Haul Mark II Commando folding kayak in the beautiful and quite challenging Everglades National Park. Enjoy!
06-03-2004Submitted by: mje
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The Long Haul Mark-II is dimensionally identical to a Klepper Aerius II, but inside it has a number of major improvments. The frame is stronger, and the gussets have been redesigned to reduce stress risers. The complex stamped aluminum assembly fittings have been replaced with simpler stainless steel fittings. The result is a boat that's every bit as seaworthy as the Aerius II, but more rugged and faster to assemble. The downside is that the Long Haul boat is a little heavier than the Klepper, but the increased ruggedness is worth it. This has impressed various US special forces, who reportedly are replacing their Kleppers with Long Hauls.
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