Canoeing Made Easy: A Manual for Beginners, with Tips for the Experienced

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Globe Pequot Press, 1992 - Canoes and canoeing - 196 pages
This guide present a voluminous amount of basic and advanced information on its subject. By applying the basic techniques espoused by the author, along with taking his wisdom and advice to heart, the rankest novice can become a competent canoeist in a surprisingly brief time. The experienced paddler will also find valuable advice and suggestions. Included are sections on basic strokes, canoeing with kids, canoeing in the wilderness, knots and lines, portaging, maneuvering strokes, paddling alone, emergency medicine, environmental advice, and much more. In addition, the author discusses different types of canoes, how o plan a trip for families or small groups, and where to find outfitters in the area.

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While this book is aimed at the beginner, it contains much information that will interest the intermediate paddler as well. The basic canoeing strokes are covered in detail, as is the basic equipment ... Read full review


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A Sierra Club expedition leader whose twin girls began camping at age three.

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