The lively 550 is a great all-around performance surfski with stability for all conditions.
The 550 offers an incredibly fun paddling experience in flat water and surf. The 550 is both maneuverable and fast. With its ability to hop on a wave quickly, the 500 is an action-packed ride in the surf that catches small waves easily. In the flats, the 550 is a competitive boat that accelerates quickly and gains ground on the turns with its tight turn radius.
ML is for the lightest paddlers, Nelo boats adjust volume along with bucket sizes!
Weight specs have some overlap, ML is designed for the paddlers who benefit from the low volume of the ML. A more average build person at 145 – 165 may fit the L better depending on hip size.