When I was still at Perception in 1987, Corran designed this boat. Paul Broussard (Rest in Peace, Paul), early rotomolding engineer extraordinaire, led his expertise toward building a cheap temporary mold (those were the days when it was very expensive to make a mold, which slowed down boat production of prototypes, if not design). I was basically Corran's and Paul's errand boy -- we worked all night after the last shift left. I got one of the 3 boats in return for my help. That's us hucking Drift and Turtleback on the HP -- not exactly the right habitat for that hull but fun for sure.
I saw Corran in Montreal in 07, and he clarified that this is the "Road Kill Seal" -- a predecessor to the Osprey. I was sort of out of the picture for the Osprey so don't remember knowing how many he made, or what it looked like.
Possum -- I know you've been burning up to get on the Cascades -- how 'bout today, at high water, in 15 degree weather, in my one-of-a-kind Road Kill Seal? I'll take pictures from the road in my 800w puff jacket.
It's as if an Angst crept up and mated with your old XXX and had...challenged... offspring. possum New
yeah... totally... but that actually looks EASY to paddle compared to Corran's other bastard child... decker New
he may be a lot of things, but stuck-in-a-rut ain't one of em. You gotta wonder about how he controls headcount among.. possum New