Originally Posted by jimbothethird
thanks everyone, now i am positive that i need a new boat. i will be able to return it so its not a big problem. the owner of the store really seems to believe the boat will be fine, but i have heard more people say that a smaller boat will be better and it makes sense. why else would kayak companies make different size then? if anyone has anything else to add please do
I think the issue is more regarding body size/frame versus boat size, more so then weight v. volume. If your tall and, super lean, and fairly strong, then the store owner might be right saying you'll be fine it in.
If those conditions don't apply, follow the advice here and trade it in!