Thanks Art. I am not planning on selling my raft to get a yak. I am trying to finance it without selling the river craft I have come to enjoy. You should have seen it out west!
I am like you, I like the stability as an option. But I also need something to buck the current once in a while, and my raft can't take a motor like yours. The raft is meant for safe passage down a whitewater river, and that it does really well. It can't row upcurrent worth diddley.
Here's what mine looks like...