Testing the Wavewalk S4 in our maiden offshore voyage

By Magnus Chung

San Francisco Bay Area, California

I finally got a chance to take the S4 out and test it on the water. It’s working beautifully with the Honda 2.3 engine. We actually have 3 people seat in it comfortably and both paddling and using the motor works quite well.

We launched the S4 at a rocky beach, and dragging the S4 over the sharp rocks caused some scratches on the bottom of the S4. This is a minor issue, and I’ve decided not to worry about it 🙂

Overall, I am very satisfied with the S4. Great Kayak and I can’t wait to show it off to my friends on the next fishing trip!

I was too busy with the S4. There aren’t any pics while the S4 is cruising in the water since all three of us were in the S4 and didn’t have anyone to take pictures from the shore.
Here are some of the pics my friend took on the beach –




  1. fish


    Thank you very much Magnus 🙂
    If you had asked me before, I would have told you that three guys and a motor in the ocean is a bit “extreme” for a first trip in an S4, but I’m glad to see that everything went well for you.
    Seriously, you guys rock!

    The way you tied your S4 on top of your SUV is exactly how I do it on mine.

    That little Honda motor is lightweight and reliable – a real pleasure.

    Please keep us updated on your adventures and outfitting,


  2. PackerYaker

    Hey Magnus….I wouldn’t worry too much about those scratches. I’ve got hundreds of them on the bottom of my W500, and I still stay high and dry in it.

  3. RoxCT

    Great day for a test drive.
    Congrats on your maiden voyage.

    Can’t wait for your next report on getting out in the S4 and fishing.
    Slime her good!

    Tight Lines and MoPaddle Safe All

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