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Open Canoe Technique: A Complete Guide to Paddling the Open Canoe (Falcon Guides Canoeing)

Nigel Foster

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ISBN 10: 0762730854 / ISBN 13: 9780762730858
Published by Globe Pequot, 2003
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: Open Canoe Technique: A Complete Guide to ...

Publisher: Globe Pequot

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 1st - may be Reissue.

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Paddling the open canoe will give paddlers excitement, tranquility, and a passport to nature. This book will have them afloat in no time, making the canoe do what they want. It shows a variety of paddling techniques, how to rescue (and be rescued), even how to roll. Finally, when paddlers are ready to head for the wilds, they will learn about fast-flowing rivers, portaging from lake to lake, poling, camping, and sailing. With valuable information provided for different paddling levels, this guide has something for beginners, advanced paddlers, and instructors.

For beginners:
*Handling the canoe
*Safety
*Clear, straightforward language
*Stunning action photography

For advanced paddlers:
*Understanding paddling techniques
*Extending their repertoire
*Adopting a green approach
*Tackling rough water

For instructors:
*Gives a logical learning sequence
*Breaks down each skill into steps
*Photograph sequences show how to demonstrate each maneuver

Clear water, clean air, and unexplored places beckon. Let's go!

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Paddling the open canoe will give paddlers excitement, tranquility, and a passport to nature. This book will have you afloat in no time, making the canoe do what you want. You will learn a variety of paddling techniques, how to rescue (and be rescued), even how to roll. Finally, when you're ready to head for the wilds, you will find information on fast-flowing rivers, portaging from lake to lake, poling, camping, and sailing.
With valuable information provided for different paddling levels, this guide has something for beginners, advanced paddlers, and instructors.
For the beginner: Handling your canoe; safety; clear, straightforward explanations; stunning action photography.
For the advanced paddler: Understanding paddling techniques; extending your repertoire; adopting a green approach; tackling rough water.
For the instructor: A logical learning sequence; breakdowns of each skill into steps; photo sequences demonstrating each maneuver.

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