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Kayak Review Pinguino 145 4PD by Pygmy Kayaks
Kayak Review Pinguino 145 4PD by Pygmy Kayaks Quantity in Basket: None
Code: KR_Pinguino_062013-DLD.pdf
Price: $4.95
The entire review is available as a PDF and includes sea-trial reports, stability graphs, cross-section drawing, speed/resistance figures and the response from the designer.

Our new Pinguino 145 4PD (four panel rear deck) has morphed our best-selling boat, the Pinguino 145 recreational kayak, into a kayak that is better in surf, fits shorter paddlers better and is much easier to Eskimo roll. Her new smaller arched cockpit with a very low rear cockpit height makes static bracing and Greenland rolling easy. Her new front deck design, which cuts the side deck panels away to allow a lower, closer, more comfortable paddle stroke, also makes her more ergonomic for smaller paddlers. She retains the same very stable initial stability, solid tracking and ability to cut strong leaned turns that make the Pinguino a great boat for maneuvering in tighter spaces. The Pinguino 145 4PD can handle rough water, surf, playing in rock gardens as well as messing about on calm waters.

    -John Lockwood, Pygmy Boats

Length overall 14’ 5 ¾"
Beam 25 ¾"
Volume 12.64 cu. ft.
Cockpit size 17" x 32 ¾"
Cockpit coaming height
    Forward 11 ¾"
    Aft 7 ¾"
Height of seat 1 ¾"
Weight 42 ¾lbs

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