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Opinions on Boreal Ellesmere

I'd appreciate any opinions on the Boreal Ellesmere, their traditional style kayak. Had an opportunity to paddle one in sheltered conditions, it was very responsive and fun.

But, is is a handful in an open sea, I'm used to a somewhat wider more stable kayak type (eg. CD Solstice). I'm a strong paddler, but just not a roller (yet) but am learning. I'm interested in the more traditional aspect of the sport, but don't want to get in over my head.

Any thoughts or advice would be appreciated.

Ray in Canada.