First small boat I can fit into!

8 out of 10

First of all, I think I am deformed; because at 5'11" and 215#, I should be able to fit into many smaller boats. But for some reason, I just can't. I think the distance between my knees and my ankles might be unusually long. Anyway, got a Project 62 lightly used; once I removed the footblock, I could slide right in. Think I am going to put a Jackson Happy Feet Small in there and see if that works. Initial impressions are all positive. Boat is very, very responsive; nice edges, bow doesn't pearl but you can get it submerged when you want to. Likewise, the stern will squirt but doesn't seem "catchy". Because I am pretty far forward in the boat, the stern is not sitting down too far. Also, this boat is easier to roll than any boat I have paddled. All in all, I like this boat maybe more than any other I have owned, and I feel like I can finally learn some tricks that have eluded me before. Why the "8"? Because the boat developed some oil-canning under the seat. Fortunately, someone in BT had posted the cure of removing the seat and putting 1/2" of minicell between the seat and the center support track. Takes about 10 minutes. I STRONGLY URGE YOU TO DO THIS IMMEDIATELY UPON BUYING A PROJECT, AND NOT WAITING UNTIL YOU HAVE A PROBLEM. AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION IS WORTH A POUND OF CURE!!!
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