31 Aug '17, 8pm

Retired doctor's custom creation is the most dog-friendly kayak ever

Retired doctor's custom creation is the most dog-friendly kayak ever

Bahnson, a retired orthopedic surgeon living from Vermont, had built kayaks for himself and his wife using a Coho Kayak Kit from Pygmy Boats . To accommodate Susie, Bahnson had added coaming (which is a raised border) to the baggage compartment to keep her dry. When Ginger came along, the doc ordered another kit and built this kayak with a similar custom-made baggage compartment toward the front of the boat. There's no leg room for a person to stretch out, but it's perfect for a dog to sit or lie down.

Full article: https://www.mnn.com/family/pets/blogs/retired-doctors-cus...

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