Eskimo Topo Duo - Whitewater Kayaks: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Eskimo Topo Duo - Whitewater Kayaks: Reviews

   Photo: Mark Wiens


How much do you really trust your paddling partner? How solid is your marriage? The Topo Duo may have the answers. It's the only two-person whitewater boat in production. A strong paddler can right both the boat and an accompanying novice, but beware: There are no bulkheads, so if one person gets scared and pulls the ejection handle, both of you are going in the drink. 135 gal;

Bonus: The look on the stern paddler's face after being launched ten feet in an ender.

Bummer: There's a reason it's nicknamed the Divorce Boat.

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