Any new info on the 2009 Huki V1-x for a 210 lb paddler?

I'm considering the boat but concerend that I may be on the high end of the weight range. Not expecting to take it into bigger water.

Any thoughts?

Thanks in advance,

B

Submitted by BruceK on Tue, 09/22/2009 - 2:40am



Is this a rudderless outrigger canoe with a sit inside cockpit? I too am interested in a V-1 (Vaa) canoe designed especially for the heavier rudderless paddler.


#1 Tue, 09/22/2009 - 9:51am


koa,

E kala mai, the HUKI V1s aren't really V1s - they just call them that... Gotta look somewhere else for find your rudderless.


#2 Tue, 09/22/2009 - 12:49pm


Huki are great canoes... so are Tigers, they used them in the world sprints in Hilo and Sacramento. both made in Cali. It would be cool to have a Va'a with a ruder option. I put a kicker in our club Va'a today what a difference, man , gave me teeth back,,, my long teeth.


#3 Tue, 09/22/2009 - 2:26pm


Goto, mahalo for carifiying the V-1.

Now Mulus, go add one pull strap to the kicker and see how she goes? Check out nelo.eu and their fittings.


#4 Tue, 09/22/2009 - 4:41pm


Contact Jude at Huki.com. He'd be glad to discuss the suitability of the boat for your weight. He's always been very responsive via email.


#5 Thu, 09/24/2009 - 12:26pm


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