Introduction to Paddling: Canoeing Basics for Lakes and Rivers
|Rating||:||4.57 (768 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||32 Pages|
This amply illustrated introduction to flatwater and river paddling will be an important resource for both instructors and those who like to teach themselves.
"Good first manual for novice recreational paddlers" according to Charlie Wilson (email@example.com). The American Canoe Association's Introduction to Paddling, canoeing basics for lakes and rivers, is a short and clear introduction to canoeing. It describes the canoe and related equipment, how to use same, and several cautionary thoughts.The strokes described are few and clear, and river maneuvers and safet. Five Stars Great for helping teach my daughter how to paddle the canoe.. Good intro book In the 26 pages (between Foreword and Glossary) there is an awful lot of good explanation on canoe basics, complemented with many and clear drawings. As a novice in canoeing, I learned a lot more than one could expect from such a thin book. Some techniques like re-entering-the-canoe-in-deep-water and boat-ov
From the Back CoverWritten by the American Canoe Association and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Introduction to Paddling is an easy-to-understand guide to flatwater and river paddling. Good for instructors and those who like to teach themselves, this book is an important resource for those who like to paddle or want to start. Based on an earlier work by the Ohio DNR, Flat-water Paddler, this amply illustrated book tells beginning paddlers everything they need to know, from appropriate clothing to the parts of the boat, from correct strokes to proper safety concerns. (8 1/2 x 11, 32 pages, diagrams)