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So can anyone give me "the skinny" on Pangas ? Thinking about a small 16' tiller Panga for one person or two for trips to run the flats with. Basic and simple. I've read and heard they'll float pretty skinny but looking for more input.
There are of course the Ankona Microskiffs and even something so simple as a Towee Calusa would probably work. Just NEED something fairly stable and more stable than a Gheenoe. Biggest issue is something that would take a bit of a chop on the way to the "skinny water" and I'm pretty sure a Panga would do that.
A panga can run just fine in the chop, as long as you keep the bow and the speed down...I have a 22ft so I know.....pangamarine makes a really nice, versatile 18ft....walk on gunnels, uses low hp and runs skinny....