1.What do you absolutely love about it?
I love how it can go in very shallow water, is so quiet, very peaceful & relaxing (when not in high wind and seas), can easily be used as a swimming and snorkeling platform.
2.What do you dislike about it?
That it cannot sail into the wind at all, it really needs a jib kit (cough HOBIE!!!
). when in deep water i wish the sides were a bit taller and could offer me a little more sense of security. i will not sit on the tramps with my ass an inch off the water when past the reef here, but i've taken many guests out and i don't think any of them have ever thought about it to tell you the truth.
3. What kind of water do you mostly use yours in? (salt, fresh, warm, cold?)
i live next to the ocean so i use mine in the ocean primarily. the water here is pretty much warm (not cold) year round, but if the air temp is below 68 F i usually don't take it out since i've gotten acclimated
4. What would you change?
I wish it were a little faster at times in low winds and a little more secure feeling when actually going near top speeds for the TI. I wish i could safely and comfortably fit a 4th person
i can fit me and 3 japanese people when in kayak only mode (with tramps out) just fine, but full size americans can be an issue...