Publisher: Boston Mills Press
Publish Date: 2003
Special feature: Autographed
High quality paperback
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