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Travel Theme: Short

By Vladimir Brezina

Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge this week is Short.

Compared to the Red Herring (a Feathercraft Heron kayak, 17′ 7″ long, on the right in the photo below), the Baby Vulcan (a Feathercraft K-Light kayak, on the left) is absurdly short for a sea kayak—only 12′ 10″.

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It must have looked ridiculous when I paddled it, as I did for years.

But Johna finds it to be a fun boat around town

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and quite capable of crossing the seas…

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(More on that Florida trip here and here.)