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Paddling trouble

I just bought a used Eskimo Cerro and first day on the lake I noticed a problem. After a few strokes of paddling the front of the kayak starts to turn right and trying to paddle on the right to correct it only makes it worse, it keeps going right. It will do a 180 and then another 180 back the way it came and will continue doing this until the kayak has run out of momentum. The kayak will also do this to the left however not as often. What can I do to make this stop? Is it something wrong with my paddling or could it be with the boat. Please Help Me! Thank You,

Nick

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Practice practice and practice correctly
Probably technique
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