Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Getting into your kayak - the new AC, BCU, ACA and NKB-standard?

Click here for a demonstration by Cathy Miller of the new BCU-AC-ACA technique to get into your spray skirt. Thanks to Nico for suggesting to update the NKB requirements for "Zeevaardigheid" with this skill. Interesting. The NKB Sea kayak Committee is currently testing... ;-)


Anonymous said...

Ik neem aan dat Nico deze truc reeds geheel onder de knie heeft?


Tom Steenbergen said...

Think of the timesaving it will bring getting a group of paddlers on the water!!

Anonymous said...

And now the exit!

Mike J said...

Hans, I wanted to touch base with you about the Tahe Greenland - I have just got one and it is a neat boat. Have you made any modifications to it? I just added some foam to the under deck where my knees contact and a bead on the front deck bungy to make it easier to slide a paddle in.
BTW, I had a chuckle at the new method of entry!

Hans Heupink said...

Hi Mike!
Congratulations with your new kayak! I don't have a Tahe Greenland myself: my friend Bernhard has recently bought one. I own a Valley Anas Acuta. On the Anas Acuta I have made some minor modifications to get better grip with the knees. If you sent me an e-mail I'll return you pictures of the modifications. I am sure they will also apply to the Tahe Greenland.
Greetings, Hans

PS: you can find my e-mail address on the website of the Dutch kayak association: www.nkb.nl