Mark, if you're here which re entry is best in 2-3 chop ? Paddle float or submerged with paddle float roll ? I practiced submerged but in quiet water. The Back Up balloon works ( cross your what, right ? ) providing wide entertainment for shore barnacles who inevitably call THE RANGER.
The Aquabound was bought FOR the aluminum shaft as a practice/spare paddle.
There's a dowel on the bench. I'll test that joint with a full shaft paddle float re entry, again as with the first try on the diver's belt rig, I had considerable altitude for a deck landing.
So high a video may be in order where I miss the deck n go back in on the south side.
I'll check the deck before and after. Maybe a reinforcement is required. Your suggestion, correct ?