Name: rhbecker

Most Recent Reviews

Lowrider Sweetwater, looks great, rides great, very stable, pretty fast. Pros It is wide enough to be stable, but narrow enough to be pretty quick. Looks great with the Sweetwater graphics (kinda tie-dye). Very light Cons Haven't found anything yet that I don't like. Usage I use it mostly on flatwater for exercise and touring, plan to take it to the waves soon, also plan to take it along on my sailboat as a dinghy/tender.

We have had this Roleez cart for about 10 years, and it is still one of the best purchases we ever made. The fat balloon tires make it easy to roll across sand, mud, rocks or any other surface. The straps are good for the Roleez as well as for our roof racks.
I would highly recommend these for anyone who needs a small cart for a kayak or canoe.

This boat is nothing short of EXCELLENT! I have had it for 8 or 9 nine years, and have done just about everything you can do in a boat; camping, picnicing, white water, rivers, bays, Gulf of Mexico, Okeefenokee Swamp, you name it. It has plenty of room for two large adults, as well as food, drinks, camping equipment, even a dog.

I have owned and paddled several canoes and kayaks, and this is the best all-around boat I have ever seen! We even won the Blues Cruz Marathon race (in our class - K-2) on the Mississippi River in this boat.

I bought this kayak from a dealer, who was liquidating his inventory, so I got a great price on it, and I got a REALLY GREAT sea kayak, too. I call it my Porsche kayak, it's really fast and responsive. The seat is adjustable, the foot pegs are adjustable, and the rudder system is the best I have ever seen.

I know of one other owner that ordered his boat from Australia, and I don't know of any dealers in the southeastern US, but if you want the best, fastest and most responsive sea kayak, get a Mirage.

I'm a pretty big guy, 6'4", 240 lbs., so I got the 580 (580cm, about 19'). My sweetheart got the 530. They are kevlar/glass so they are light, but somewhat fragile. Not the kind of boat to drag up on the beach or rocks.

I bought a very used Seayak recently. I have no idea how old it is, but I am at least the fourth owner. It is still in very good shape, but a very faded red (pink) color.

The boat came without a rudder, so after paddling it once, I knew it needed a rudder badly. It comes ready to hang a rudder on the stern, so I ordered a rudder kit, installed it easily, and now it handles like a dream.

This boat is seemingly bullet-proof! The HTP plastic is very sturdy and stiff. The seat back is not the greatest, (that may be the next improvement project for me) but the boat tracks well and is relatively fast for a plastic production boat.
I would rate it a 9.5 out of 10.