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Anonymous 06/13/14(Fri)06:40 UTC+1 No.332087 Report

How much should I pay for a used kayak? An Ocean Kayak Zest/Zuma to be more precise. There's one near me with no seats or paddles or anything at all, and the guy's asking $430, but he's posted the ad several times already so I'm assuming he's had trouble selling it for that price. I'll be renting one here in the next week or two, is there anything specific that I should look out for?

Also, recommendations and advice are welcome. I know the basics but I'm still fairly new to kayaking. I've been on guided tours as well as rented by the hour/day before but have never owned my own.

It will be used usually by me and the gf, or my and my brother. It will be used for fishing and crabbing inshore and on sloughs mostly, with the odd lake trip here or there. Last time I went out with my gf on the ocean we used a Malibu 2 XL and found it to be a bit chunky feeling and it didn't track well. That's why I think one of these big 16' monsters would suit us better. Transportation won't be an issue as I drive a fullsize truck.

>inb4 get two singles
I don't have a lot of space or money, plus I like being able to take turns paddling. I actually enjoy sharing the boat with my gf, she's a great paddling companion.
Anonymous 06/13/14(Fri)06:43 UTC+1 No.332088 Report

Man up and buy a real boat.
Anonymous 06/13/14(Fri)06:55 UTC+1 No.332091 Report

i live in the usa.

poorest country in the world
Anonymous 06/13/14(Fri)17:27 UTC+1 No.332281 Report

Bumping with this sweet rig
Anonymous 06/13/14(Fri)18:35 UTC+1 No.332302 Report

This. 12ft Aluminum semi v + Older well maintained outboard = $600

+ another 250 and you get a trailer. But the setup car tops fine single handedly. Carries 3. Why paddle at turtle speed when you could be zipping along at 15mph?
Anonymous 06/13/14(Fri)20:35 UTC+1 No.332346 Report

I have been rocking the liquid logic zirconia tandem.
Fast, tracks well but is pretty heavy.

Never had another person in it because I'm neet

Anonymous 06/13/14(Fri)20:38 UTC+1 No.332350 Report

Is that training wheels but for boats?
Anonymous 06/13/14(Fri)20:48 UTC+1 No.332354 Report

Outriggers are the shit for fishing.
You can stand and fish.
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