Hey, Art - nice job, great set-up !
Really looks like the floorboard and platform stiffen and stabilize it.
Don't pay any attention to John, he won't get rid of his kayak - he hasn't figured out that he and Pete can lash their war canoes together and go the Polynesian route
(No, maybe that's a bad idea, 'cuz then they'll want grass skirts and arm tattooing and war paint and feather headdresses and a chant...
O God, what have I done