Open Canoe Technique

Open Canoe Technique

A Complete Guide to Paddling the Open Canoe

Book - 2004
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Paddling the open canoe will give paddlers excitement, tranquility, and a passport to nature. This book will have them afloat in no time, making the canoe do what they want. It shows a variety of paddling techniques, how to rescue (and be rescued), even how to roll. Finally, when paddlers are ready to head for the wilds, they will learn about fast-flowing rivers, portaging from lake to lake, poling, camping, and sailing. With valuable information provided for different paddling levels, this guide has something for beginners, advanced paddlers, and instructors.

For beginners:
*Handling the canoe
*Safety
*Clear, straightforward language
*Stunning action photography

For advanced paddlers:
*Understanding paddling techniques
*Extending their repertoire
*Adopting a green approach
*Tackling rough water

For instructors:
*Gives a logical learning sequence
*Breaks down each skill into steps
*Photograph sequences show how to demonstrate each maneuver

Clear water, clean air, and unexplored places beckon. Let's go!
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Falcon, c2004
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ISBN: 9780762730858
0762730854
Branch Call Number: 797 .122 FOS
Characteristics: 95 p. :,ill

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