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Paddle Your Own Canoeby Gary Mcguffin
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Now available in paperback: the most comprehensive canoeing technique book available, designed for both beginner and seasoned canoeists and endorsed by both the American Canoe Assoc and the Canadian Recreational Canoe Assoc.
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 vocabularySelecting the right canoe Selecting the right paddlePortaging techniquesSelf-rescue techniquesSolo whitewater spinsComplete flatwater techniquesComplete whitewater techniques
The most comprehensive book on canoeing techniques ever published! Paperback edition.
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