Demo the Tarpon 100 want to use as a buddy boat and use for quick trips. Not the fastest boat compared to the other Tarpons, but the weight and length of this yak will make loading and portaging to remote areas very appealing. Not going to be standing of course but not a priority with this yak. Ride 115 would be nice, but the weight of that yak is concerning for my use. Plan on using the T100 for marshes, small rivers, tidal creeks and ponds. I know the 10' kayaks are not ideal for those long paddles but typically will be covering distances less than 5 miles.
Anyone that have 10' kayaks or the T100 comment on distances they have paddled during a day of fishing. How does it handle in windy conditions? How does it perform in choppy water?
I am 5'9 and 190, so well within weight capacity in addition to gear.
Any info would be much appreciated.