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Re: So WHY Paddle With ConnYak???

: To help people make a judgment I've gathered information from
: several sources to make a Beaufort Scale for Sea Kayakers. This
: tries to connect wind speeds (that you can get from a weather
: forecast) with what you will experience on the water:
: http://www.scribd.com/doc/39907771/KayakersBeaufortScale

: This scale is a work in progress, but the idea is: if you know what
: skills you have you can get an idea how they might work in the
: conditions you are venturing into and make a reasoned judgment
: whether or not you will go paddling.

: This of course assumes you are able to honestly evaluate your own
: skills.

Thank you Nick, that helps giving me an idea of my skills, by comparing my experiences in windy conditions with your scale.
Makes me feel better about my rough weather skills (:-)).
One time we were on the Hudson River in a Near Gale tailwind gusting over 40 MPH, with spindrifts.
Struggled to keep from broaching in my Aquanaut, but managed to avoid capsize.

Ragnar

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