Recently I got to tryout Pyranha’s latest river-play half slice, the Firecracker.

Pyranha Firecracker - First Impression Review
Pyranha Firecracker – First Impression Review

The Firecracker has been hotly awaited since it was first announced at the Paddle Sports Show back in 2022. There were lots of questions about the boat and how it sat within Pyranha’s line up, not least how it stacked up against the Ripper and Ripper 2. It’s fair to say it split opinion between those who were struggling to see the point of it, and those who were really looking forward to it. I have to admit I was on the more sceptical end of things.

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