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H3 245

H3 245 Description

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H3 245 Reviews

Read reviews for the H3 245 by Pyranha as submitted by your fellow paddlers. All of the reviews are created and written by paddlers like you, so be sure to submit your own review and be part of the community!

I picked up a Pyranha...

I picked up a Pyranha h3-245 early this summer being new to whitewater kayaking. I have kayaked flatwater for 10 years though. So this is the boat I cut my whitewater teeth with.

In my opinion, I couldn't have made a better choice for my first whitewater boat. I have gained confidence because of it's stability. The boat was also the boat I learned to roll with. It's been on II+ and have actually paddled on flatwater for a good distance. (10 miles). While this boat doesn't track well in flat water, it's still my go to boat no matter what I'm facing. If it's flatwater I just know I'm going to be paddling a lot to keep it going straight.. which is what to expect from whitewater boats. But this one tracks a lot better than most other whitewater boats I have tried.

The h3 to me seems bomb proof. I know this is an older boat no longer being manufactured. But if u can pick up a used one I would go for it. I am very happy with mine.

Like I stated above, this boat has given me enough confidence to hang out in 2+ rapids. It should be said that I do have another whitewater boat at this time to compare to: a Dagger Agent. The H3 is much more forgiving and more stable. Things I don't feel comfortable doing with the Dagger I will plow right through with my good 'ole h3.

Back into river paddling...

Back into river paddling after a long break, new to "stubby" style boats. At first alot of "sit & spin" after a few times flat water & a few down river trips, very maneuverable, stable & quick, seems like it will be a great "all arounder" for rivers, creeks, surf & play. The outfitting is excellent, at 5'10" 185# it fits like a glove, but exit & entry are easy.