Originally Posted by alystra
Yes, sounds to me as if you've got some growth on the bottom.
It sounds to me like you might have your anchor out!
Being a fresh-water guy, we don't get much growth on the hull, but I just wanted to comment that soft tubes will wear much faster than properly inflated ones. I have over-pressure valves in my Hurricane, and I just pump the tubes until the vents start hissing....