Expedition C-1--Katana?

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stevewhitaker
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Expedition C-1--Katana?

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I am looking for suggestions for a good functional substitute for a Dagger Cascade, which has been my long-haul boat for 30 years. I just can't find one, and maybe shouldn't even be looking for one!
Are there any production model C-1s in this category?
Suggestions for good kayaks to convert?
The Katana looks good.
The Green boat is too narrow apparently.
Thoughts?
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Kelly-Rand
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Re: Expedition C-1--Katana?

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A glass Cascade by Class Five boats.
Well there not showing any on their site at the moment but they did make it at one time. For a C1 their prices are very reasonable.
http://www.classfiveboats.com/c-1-s.html
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I'd highly recommend the piranha everest.
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Re: Expedition C-1--Katana?

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A few options depending on what you're looking for:
Millbrook Hornet (narrowed cascade; literally. Nice boat). Composite
Millbrook Amoeba (think high volume slalom boat; probably my favorite "big volume" boat). Composite
River Elf Storm Chaser (composite creek boat, could work as multi-day trip boat (as could the two above))
Robson Finkenmeister (plastic creek boat... they are around!)

More info on what you plan on paddling would help - by "long haul" do you mean long days, wilderness trips, or ?
Keep the C!
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ZET Director- factory C1

Carries a load regardless of your weight and stays agile.
And an awesome everyday creeker/river runner if you're a bigger guy.
It's my goto C1. Yes, I am biassed.
www.zetkayaks.ca
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Valley Mill Blackwater, designed by Wick Walker for expedition paddling.
I happen to have a nice one.
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