We packed two Swifts into one duffel, checked them through to Ulan Bator, and paddled Mongolia's lakes and rivers for a month. Conclusion: The portable Swiftwhich packs down to the size of a gym bag, weighs just 26 pounds, and takes less than 15 minutes to inflate and assembleis every bit as maneuverable, stable, and seaworthy as its thermomolded cousins. 14', 26 lbs; pakboats.comBonus: More internal space than expected.Bummer: The deck material is delicateours showed wear from our carbon paddle blades catching on the bow.
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