Wet West Paddle Fest 2014 gave Sam and I the perfect opportunity to put our longboats; the Stinger XP and the Green Boat through their paces. We can honestly say it’s been a long time since we had that much fun and went that FAST on Whitewater! Continue reading
Unsponsored’s little brother River has been quiet lately. Thankfully he has broken out of the house and managed to catch some early summer water here at home in the UK.
New Lines with The Stinger XP from THE RIVER MILITIA on Vimeo.
It’s fast, manoverable, responsive and roomy! Great for multi-days and Soooo much fun to paddle. What more do you want?!
roho.co.uk to demo then to inevitably buy yours.
Orinally designed for the Green Race the Liquid Logic Stinger gives a little nod to the boats of the past. The XP version takes the Stinger wheel and adds a rear hatch and skeg for true cross-over ability.
It’s a long boat as can be seen in the image above. The blue boat is a Liquid Logic Stomper 80.
From Liquid Logic:
Crossover designs have established a huge following in the world of paddling over the last five years becoming the fastest growing segment in whitewater. The Stinger XP represents the next level in Crossover design. This game changing design combines the performance of its race-dominating sibling with the convenience and tracking of our award winning Remix XP design. The combination provides a truly one of a kind race ready expedition kayak for intermediates and seasoned boaters alike. The Stinger XP’s back hatch and spring-loaded skeg ensure it functions efficiently when loaded to the gills with camping gear for flatwater and mixed current expeditions.
Stinger XP on the Green at 10″ from Shaneslogic on Vimeo.
The results from this years Green River Race are now up. I find it really interesting to check out what boats people are using. Continue reading