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Paddle Your Own Canoe: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing

McGuffin, Gary; McGuffin, Joanie

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ISBN 10: 1550462148 / ISBN 13: 9781550462142
Published by Boston Mills Press, 2003
Used Condition: Collectible: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: Paddle Your Own Canoe: An Illustrated Guide ...

Publisher: Boston Mills Press

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible: Very Good

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Synopsis:

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 vocabulary
  • Selecting the right canoe
  • Selecting the right paddle
  • Portaging techniques
  • Self-rescue techniques
  • Solo whitewater spins
  • Complete flatwater techniques
  • Complete whitewater techniques

About the Author:

Gary and Joanie McGuffin are known worldwide for their expeditions as professional adventurers. They regularly publish feature articles in such magazines as Explore, Canoe and Kayak, River, and Photo Life. Their book, Superior: Journeys on an Inland Sea, received the Great Lakes Booksellers' Association Best Book Award.

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