Antix in Maine winterboating

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The large Antix got up here in Maine the same time a winter vacation I was planning on dedicating to snowboarding. It has been warm and rainy and the atlantic ocean has been cooperating so off we went to Blue Hill Falls.

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I didn’t think this boat would surf the top wave at Blue Hill but it did and shredded the second wave too. The Antix really worked out well in a rapid usually paddled with longboats only. Stable and easy to paddle, quick to get up to speed. Surfing loosely with cutbacks on demand.

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One of the funnest parts of Blue Hill Falls is stern squirting down the eddy line. The Antix ripped it up there getting vertical and spinning its way downstream.

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This boat would be a great beginner to expert boat to paddle, doing all kinds of fun stuff or just being a confident upright paddle downriver.

I can’t wait to get it out more.

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