Paddle Your Own Canoe: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing

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Author: Gary & Joanie McGuffin
Publisher: Gary & Joanie McGuffin (2003)
ISBN-10: 1550463772
ISBN-13: 9781550463774
Condition: Very good, minor edgewear to the covers, else a very good copy . Well bound, internally clean and bright.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 21.3 x 27.8 x 1.5 cm

Weight: 0.8 kg
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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

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