Sea Kayaking...

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Sea Kayaking...

Post by Denian Arcoleo » Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:21 pm

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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by ddray » Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:20 pm

Denian Arcoleo wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:21 pm
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Nope.


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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by Lawler » Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:44 pm

ddray wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:20 pm
Nope.
Hammerhead! A lot of people would have capsized while reaching out to poke at the shark with the paddle, even in a wide, stable sit-on-top kayak like that one. Technically, not a sea kayak, which longer and narrower. Mine is 17' and just wider than my hips.

I imagine the original post is questioning why there's a sea kayaking link that tells about Jean-François' hobby on the top of every page of a guitar forum.

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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by ddray » Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:49 pm

Lawler wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:44 pm
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I imagine the original post is questioning why there's a sea kayaking link that tells about Jean-François' hobby on the top of every page of a guitar forum.
Ahhh...I use a phone most of the time here so I guess that's why I don't see it. (Use ad blocking too...sorry, admins.)

But still, nope. :lol:

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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by Lawler » Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:59 pm

ddray wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:49 pm
Lawler wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:44 pm
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I imagine the original post is questioning why there's a sea kayaking link that tells about Jean-François' hobby on the top of every page of a guitar forum.
Ahhh...I use a phone most of the time here so I guess that's why I don't see it. (Use ad blocking too...sorry, admins.)

But still, nope. :lol:
I see it on my phone - up in the collection of site links just under "Board Index".

I'm OK with it, not that it's my call anyway.

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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by MartinCogg » Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:08 pm

I clicked to watch it on youtube - some (or at least 2) of the comments there made me :lol:
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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by ddray » Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:14 pm

Lawler wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:59 pm
I see it on my phone - up in the collection of site links just under "Board Index".

I'm OK with it, not that it's my call anyway.
Oh yeah, I see it now...right up there above Tarrega and Albeniz :lol: Some nice photos though. It's all good.

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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by Lawler » Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:29 pm

I think we need a Sea Kayaking subforum. I take my guitar kayaking... I plug the soundhole, strap the guitar across the deck lines and use it as an outrigger when not playing. It's an Ovation so it's OK. :lol:

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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by Denian Arcoleo » Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:36 pm

Ahh, now I understand, it's Jean-François' hobby. Just wondering!

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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by Lawler » Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:36 am

I hadn't seen JF's kayaking posts for a year or so and it was good to revisit and see what he's been doing, so I appreciate the reminder. He's a skilled sea kayaker - not an easy thing. Much respect.

A kayak is oddly like a guitar.

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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by chuckinphoenix » Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:02 pm

Seems to me paddling would have been better choice...just sayin'
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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by Rognvald » Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:33 pm

Try that with a Bull Shark or Great White! Playing again . . . Rognvald
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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by montana » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:35 am

I sea kayaking as a past time that should be avoided

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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by celestemcc » Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:48 pm

Ha! No, not a sea kayak, but seaworthy to a degree... actually something similar happened to hubby & me years ago, paddling off Bahia Honda in the Florida Keys.

We were in shallow-ish water -- maybe 10 feet deep, paddling parallel to each other, ca 10 feet apart; ca 3:00 pm, a leisurely, easy, recreational paddle on oceanside of the island. Maybe 300 feet from shore if that... paddling sit-on-top kayaks like the one in the video.

Now he's positioned further from shore than I and because of the afternoon light, he can't see into the very clear water like I can. I turn to him and see a very large, very triangular dorsal fin right behind his rudder. I start to say something but I don't want to spook it -- but I have visions of some humorous "Welcome to Key West!" photo postcard... quickly the beast submerges and swims under my boat, where I can see it very clearly: great hammerhead shark, ca 16 feet (same length as our kayaks). It disappears, we decide to just keep paddling, reach the end of the island and turn back without incident. Meanwhile I'm calling my husband "Chum"... After we take out and load up the car, we stop by the ranger station on the way out of Bahia Honda and tell them what we saw. "Were you fishing?" Nope. "Are you sure it was a hammerhead?" Very!... and the ranger gives us an identification card just to be sure, and yes, it was a great hammerhead: a very unique dorsal fin and head shape. "Not a bull shark?" Nope. "Nothing to worry about," the ranger told us. "They hang out at the bridge in deeper water. They eat tarpon and rays, mostly. Can't re really hurt people. Probably attracted to the bubbles your paddles kicked up."

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Re: Sea Kayaking...

Post by celestemcc » Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:51 pm

Try that with a Bull Shark or Great White!
We have sea kayaking friends vacationing on Cape Cod right now. They have decided to forego paddling this visit, because of the many Great White sightings!
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