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Re: Other: Rank Your Top 5 Kayak Design Characteri

Light - under 20 kg. Makes it easier to handle off the water as well as easy on the water. That means wood.
Tough and long lasting - that means wood.
Good rudder system including good foot pedals i.e. good design.
Comfortable seating - can mean really cheap but properly conceived.
Cheap - that means wood.