Review | 2014 Fatyak Kaafu Kayak
As we paddled out from the shoreline the Kaafu tipped, but it was very easy to get back on! Nothing more to worry about, other than the people sat on the beach seeing - wet within 30 seconds of hitting the water!
Due to the prevailing conditions and with an increasing swell, it was comforting to be seated in a bright orange kayak: we are sure that the Kaafu remained highly visible to the pair of fishing boats which were gently bobbing off of the coast and which later came closer in to shore.
The bow of the Kaafu is narrower than the Ocean Kayak Frenzy that we've grown accustomed and it curves upwards, making it skip over the surf as we paddled out, keeping the spray out of the deck and providing a good track.
At first the Kaafu felt a little unstable, but we soon came to appreciate its impressive manoeuvrability and turn of speed.
The stability came down to the conditions of course - and the incoming tide as we pressed against it - and was soon rectified once we’d paddled further out, away from the immediate confines of the cove.