In Canoeing - The Essential Skills and Safety Book, beginner canoeists learn the skills they need to maneuver a canoe effectively on flat water, and more experienced paddlers get expert advice on how to hone their skills. Whether you enjoy small day trips around local lakes and slow-moving rivers, overnight trips, or expeditions, Andrew Westwood's thoughtful and clear breakdown of canoeing principles, skills, and techniques make this book a must-have for solo and tandem paddlers who are interested in maximizing their enjoyment of the canoe.
• Learn about the equipment and how to choose it as well as essential strokes and techniques
• How to paddle tandem and solo
• Offside and advanced strokes
• Capsize recovery methods and safety issues
• 144 Pages, Softcover