By Mike Silva
(YouTube pen name)
I get back pain from sitting in other kayaks, but never in this one, even after eight hours offshore. It’s really good for your back.
You sit in it like on the saddle of a jet ski, but sometimes I sit sideways, with two feet in one hull.
I store my fishing tackle in boxes inside the hulls.
I outfitted my Wavewalk 500 kayak with a 2.5 hp Suzuki outboard motor. I was one of the first guys with a motor in the South Florida Fishing Club. Sometimes I fish almost 3 miles out with my motorized Wavewalk 500, so I had to put adjustable outriggers on it for more stability. Before I added the outriggers I flipped it about 60 yards from the pier, and it was not cool, so I don’t recommend that you drive it offshore and in the currents without stabilizers.
A poor man’s fishing boat 🙂