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PostPosted: Mon Nov 03, 2014 3:17 am 
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I noticed that within the hull material floating blinds sliding aft.

I noticed watching me through the hole plugs.

I have not been push them very long bow a screwdriver. You have also noticed you?

Sorry for my English..

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:54 am 
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European standards require foam flotation within the hulls, so may be lengths of foam "noodles"?

All US made kayaks and sailboats (except Wave, Getaway and Bravo I believe) have foam inserted in the hulls.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 04, 2014 12:13 am 
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Okay thank you very much indeed it is foam flotation that tend to slide. My little problem will be to push forward every now and then.

Thanks again aid.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 2:00 am 
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Hello Bandito,
My wave (2008) also has a foam noodle floats, two pieces in each hull. During the renovation of the inspection port seal I took opportunity to pull them out of the hull, just for the curiosity. They are about 2.5 meters long and diameter is about 10 cm.
You do not need to worry about their position inside the hull. They are so lightweight that their location has no influence on sailing performance. I believe their purpose is just adding some safety in case of braking the hull.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:43 pm 
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Thank you very much for your suggestion and advice, I hope one day to be able to navigate in your company since I live so far away, Italy and Slovenia are two neighboring nations.
Greetings again.

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