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sit on or spray deck

Postby THE BROW » Wed Oct 28, 2015 9:28 pm

hi all gettin a yak in a couple of weeks have experience in fishing a few years had a boat before i understand it can get dangerous out there but would like to here some opinions on which is better and why sit on yak or one with spray deck im looking at sit on but do like the look of the others all info welcome thanks and does any have or used a galaxy cruz it looks like a fantastic deal
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Re: sit on or spray deck

Postby guts » Wed Oct 28, 2015 11:58 pm

sit on kayaks are the prefered yaks cause if u do take a spill you can sort your gear out and hop back on sit in yaks dont realy have rod holders and are not as easy to get into ,again and after 4 hours yak fishin its nice to move your legs out the side of the yak or streach your legs witch you cant do in a sit in eg more freedom to move and acess storage on your yak like gear rods fish bucket the galaxy yak is very small ok for lake use or inshore macky bashen
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Re: sit on or spray deck

Postby THE BROW » Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:32 am

Lovely so ill go with the cruz for first year then upgrade following year to a sturgeon great prices on these yaks I have to say I'm using wet suit and life jacket is there much difference with flotation suits
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Re: sit on or spray deck

Postby spindlefist » Wed Nov 04, 2015 2:00 pm

THE BROW wrote:Lovely so ill go with the cruz for first year then upgrade following year to a sturgeon great prices on these yaks I have to say I'm using wet suit and life jacket is there much difference with flotation suits


wetsuit is a poor choice for anytime of year other than the warmer months.
If you're going to set out to sea in a kayak, it pays to invest in a few essentials:
Drysuit, pfd, handheld VHF radio at the very least.
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Re: sit on or spray deck

Postby mickmick » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:42 pm

Was looking at buying a kayak soon myself after some great fun using sit-on-tops abroad. I would have had one by now but for some major car problems. Thanks for the advice above on essential gear lads.
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Re: sit on or spray deck

Postby chuckaroo » Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:33 pm

Plenty of activity on the forum of this website: http://www.irishkayakangling.com
Join up if you haven’t done so already. Ask them plenty of questions, really helpful guys
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Re: sit on or spray deck

Postby Paddy002 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:07 am

THE BROW wrote:Lovely so ill go with the cruz for first year then upgrade following year to a sturgeon great prices on these yaks I have to say I'm using wet suit and life jacket is there much difference with flotation suits


wetsuit is definitely not a great idea as your prone to overheating in milder weather and the suits are so restrictive on your arms you'll tire much more quickly. I bought a semi dry trousers and top there great for the summer as a wind/sun protector and the winter as you can layer on the thermals beneath!

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Codling, sea bass, mack's, flounder, Dab, three bearded rockling, coalfish, dog fish, bull huss, ballen wrasse, Pollock, European eel, cuckoo wrasse, ling, conger,scorpion fish, cod, pouting, blue shark, whiting

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