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It handles pretty well and tracking is also good. I managed to brake aft skeg after hitting some rocks, but when stern skeg was placed in the back, the boat continued to perform normally. For recreational use (or mild whitewater) it has great "bang-for-a buck" value (bought it as new from ebay for 95£), for more sportier paddling needs, I would go for a hardshell.
I would rate the boat itself with 8 stars, accessories - 5, performance 7, price 10 and durability with 8 stars. So overall 8 with a little minus. But for simple daytouring or weekend paddling when speed is not an issue, it is really nice boat!
If your needs are anything less than a Class III/IV rated kayak, these are perfect, especially as they run much less than Aire or NRS inflatables. C/S at Red Star was excellent as I lost a air fill adapter, they sent one right out at no charge! Very pleased with my purchase.
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