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Kayak Review Raven by Eddyline
 
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Code: KR_Raven_022013-DLD.pdf
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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.

DESIGN STATEMENT:
The Raven was primarily designed to create a kayak that, while well suited for open water and coastal touring, was particularly adept in rough water and windy conditions. We designed the kayak to be fast, maneuverable and well balanced with neutral trim and styling. The key concept to achieve those goals was a hull without concave faces to avoid unnecessary turbulent flow. While we attempted to incorporate all the features that more advanced paddlers would expect, the principal focus was on performance, control and comfort. The Raven best accommodates paddlers up to 6 feet and 200 lbs, though larger paddlers have enjoyed it as well. The final manifestation of the Raven is the result of the ideas and efforts of Chris Mitchell, Tom Derrer, Warren Williamson and Alex Stoeffl. It is our sincere desire that paddlers will have as much fun in this kayak as we do.     ––Tom Derrer, designer, Eddyline Kayaks

BOAT SPECS:
Length overall 16' 8 3⁄8"
Beam 21 1⁄2"
Volume 13.4 cu. ft.
Cockpit size 15 1⁄2" x 31 3⁄4"
Cockpit coaming height
   Forward: 13 3⁄4"
   Aft: 10 1⁄2"
Height of seat: 3⁄4"
Weight: 54 ¼ lbs.


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