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Paddle Your Own Canoe

Paddle Your Own Canoe is the most compelling, most comprehensive, most enlightening canoeing techniques book ever published. Endorsed by both the American Canoe Association and the Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association, this unrivaled manual is designed with both beginner and seasonal canoeist in mind.
The authors discuss canoeing philosophy, fitness and balance, and offer expert instruction on everything from outfitting, reading the river, paddling strokes and maneuvers for all flatwater and whitewater conditions to advanced turns, portaging, safety and rescue techniques - even how to tie a canoe on your vehicle correctly.
More than 600 colour photographs illustrate a step-by-step path to canoeing expertise, and the authors' personal anecdotes make this book a delight to read.
Paddle Your Own Canoe
Written by Gary and Joanie McGuffin. Published by Boston Mills Press, 1999.
1-55046-214-8 $39.95

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