13 mph speed record in my motorized W500 kayak, and stable as a dock (movie), by Kenny (One-Shot) Tracy

Here’s a video showing me breaking in the new motor on my W kayak. I’ve never gotten it more than a 1/3 throttle yet. I’m still trying to “break it in” according to their suggestions. The torque it makes is scary, so I was trying to gradually pick up my speed to ensure I won’t … Continue reading “13 mph speed record in my motorized W500 kayak, and stable as a dock (movie), by Kenny (One-Shot) Tracy”

13 mph in my W motorized kayak with a 6 hp outboard motor, my speed record (unofficial), by Kenny (One-Shot) Tracy

Finally, I was able to try out my new motor. It was a little hard getting it started, but after that, it ran fine. In officially, I am the new speed record holder in a W boat! I used my IPhone app, and it said I was doing 13 mph! I had two friends who … Continue reading “13 mph in my W motorized kayak with a 6 hp outboard motor, my speed record (unofficial), by Kenny (One-Shot) Tracy”

Test fitting 6hp motor on my W kayak, by Kenny (One-Shot) Tracy

Got my motor in last week. It’s a 6-hp Tohatsu Sail-Pro with a 20″ shaft and a 5 amp alternator. I’m going to mount my gas tank at the very front end of the saddle to help balance it out. I’m going to purchase a small battery and mount it in the rear to run … Continue reading “Test fitting 6hp motor on my W kayak, by Kenny (One-Shot) Tracy”