It was such a nice day in Sydney today, I thought I would go for a lunchtime paddle. I also thought it was probably good idea to see if I could fit all my gear in the kayak and more importantly check it still floats.
To my surprise it all fitted (just) and the boat was not too bad to paddle. Once you get some momentum up, it glides really well with the weight. Over the hour that I paddled, I was able to maintain between 6-8 kph. So with a bit of current, we should have no problems cruising through the distance we need to do each day. I can foresee a lot of chilling out around the campsites in the afternoons.