A ski from a canoe ...

A write up on something new from Huki to look at.

http://keystonekayaks.com/kayak_028.htm

aloha,
pog

Submitted by onnopaddle on Fri, 11/19/2010 - 8:38am



Hey!!! I remember the time Kala Judd lined up at the start of race in a Mantra OC-1 without an ama and iako. He was paddling it with a double bladed wing paddle. That must of been about 10 years ago? Eventually, that OC-1 spunned off the Karel built Matrix ski.


#1 Fri, 11/19/2010 - 1:04pm


Koa, there is vintage video footage (year 2000) of the Matrix in action across the Kaiwi to support your statement ... J


#2 Sat, 11/20/2010 - 2:57pm


should try and rig an ama to a kayak, wonder how that would go.


#3 Sun, 11/21/2010 - 5:55pm


Like a Fenn Millenium?


#4 Sun, 11/21/2010 - 6:29pm


Twogood already done that with the original Fenn. It was fairly common to go that route (ski to oc-1) about 20 years ago, and perhaps some of the latest oc-1s today stil carry the genes from them old skis (try guess which ones)? Some even put ama and iako on Olympic k-1s for race in the ocean and Ala Wai. Maybe the Kamanu crew can equip up one old vintage Puakea Hawk K-1 with ama and iako for a test run against their V-1? Of course leave off the rudder.


#5 Mon, 11/22/2010 - 1:48am


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