Re: Sassafras 14

Posted by LeeG on Jul 7, 2004

I haven't built one but paddled the 4mm production version and the first one built in 6mm . I prefered it in 6mm primarily for handling reasons, with more glassing it could be tough enough in 4mm but the version I paddled had a flatter bottom and wandered more than I liked as the bottom rippled while paddling. It should have only one seat, not two as it's not big enough for two people. I think you'll have a faster build and efficient paddling with one of Winters s&g designs (Osprey?) but the Sass14 looks nice and traditional.

In Response to: Sassafras 14 by Dave Matthews on Jul 7, 2004

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