Stability is a function of how much side to side motion and rocking you have when standing upright on the board and what amount of flotation the board has with your body weight balanced.
While it is uncommon for wildlife to bother kayakers, it is indeed possible that you might have encounters that make for great photo opportunities! Here is a photo tour while kayaking the Hillsborough River.
You will be surprised to know that there are more than 600 springs in Florida. Whether you visit Florida in winter or summer, during a cold snap or heatwave, the spring waters’ temperature remains constant at around 70 to 73 degrees. These springs are enjoyed by the people and tourists during the summer as well as in winter.
My 14.5ft Touring Yak at 50 pounds is a beast to load. For that reason alone, I started looking for an alternate solution.
When renting, there are no long conversations with your spouse about how much all that dust-collecting gear cost and where you’ll be storing it!
Nice, clean, and yes, quiet place to relax and enjoy the outdoors.