Paddle your Own Canoe

Paddle your Own Canoe

Book - 1999
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The most comprehensive canoeing techniques book ever is now available for the first time in paperback.

Illustrated with 600 full-color photographs, this wide-ranging book is designed with both beginner and seasoned canoeists in mind. Gary & Joanie McGuffin, North America's most celebrated canoeing couple, discuss issues rarely covered in other how-to guides, such as developing fitness and balance.

The book offers first-hand, experience-based instruction on outfitting, reading the river, paddling strokes for all flatwater and whitewater conditions, advanced turns and maneuvers, portaging, safety and rescue techniques - even how to tie a canoe on your vehicle.

Recommended by both the American Canoe Association and Paddle Canada, Paddle Your Own Canoe features:

Canoeist's vocabulary Selecting the right canoe Selecting the right paddle Portaging techniques Self-rescue techniques Solo whitewater spins Complete flatwater techniques Complete whitewater techniques
Publisher: Erin, Ont. : Boston Mills Press ; Toronto : Distributed in Canada by General Distribution Services, 1999
ISBN: 9781550462142
1550462148
Characteristics: 208 p. : col. ill. ; 23 x 29 cm
Additional Contributors: McGuffin, Joanie 1960-

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