My first downrigger was a Cannon Easy Troll and I was 14. I used a long time to understand it and how trolling worked in general. But with the help of Jan Olsson and his beautiful book Trolling I found it out!
Since this I've allways been facinated with trolling and all the fancy equipment around it's sport.
This one is quicker and more robust than the older one and also comes with a swivel base included. The new rod holder standard also makes this a dream for those that don't need electric rigs.