Basic Illustrated Canoe Paddling

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Overview

Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED series shows you what you need to know.

BASIC ILLUSTRATED CANOE PADDLING

Discover how to:

  • Choose a paddle and outfit a canoe
  • Launch a canoe safely
  • Perform the basic forward, turning, and correction strokes
  • Maneuver the canoe
  • Paddle in wind, waves, and moving water
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762747580
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 3/4/2008
  • Series: Basic Essentials Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 7.04 (w) x 8.85 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Harry Roberts was an avid canoeist who advocated a more efficient paddling style. He was editor of Wilderness Camping and Paddler magazines, and founder and editor of Canoesport Journal. Steve Salins is a veteran paddling instructor and the Canoe Technique columnist for Canoe & Kayak magazine.

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Table of Contents

(1) Starting Right (2) The Basic Forward Stroke (3) Turning and Correction Strokes (4) Turning Your Canoe (5) Maneuvering Your Canoe (6) Keeping the Water Out (7) Canoeing in Wind and Waves (8) Canoeing in Moving Water (9) Take-Out (10) Index

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