I'm buying my first kayak and will use almost exclusively in slow running rivers. Based on an in-store REI conversation, I'm focusing on 10-footers for maneuverability. I have two concerns. Size - I'm 6' 4" with long legs. Material - I was warned to be careful about durability to ensure it could withstand the likely collisions with rocks in low-lying parts of a river. So...I searched REI.com and came up with the Eddyline Caribbean 109. It seemed to fit the bill but I'm not sure of the material. It's ABS Plastic. What do you think of this model re: Size and Material? Thanks.
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