Basic Illustrated Canoeing

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-05-13
  • Publisher: FalconGuides
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Award-winning canoe guide Cliff Jacobson offers specific details on choosing the perfect canoe for your needs, accessories, transport tips, basic paddling strokes, capsize rescue, and choosing safe courses in rapids. An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge in an affordable and portable book.

Author Biography

Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness canoe guides. He is a retired environmental science teacher, an outdoors skills instructor, a canoeing and camping consultant, and the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on canoeing and camping. He is a recipient of the American Canoe Association's prestigious Legends of Paddling Award and a member of the ACA Hall of Fame.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. v
Acknowledgmentsp. vi
How to Choose a Canoep. 1
How They're Builtp. 17
Canoe Accessories and Conveniencesp. 29
Carrying and Cartoppingp. 37
How to Paddle Your Canoep. 43
Canoeing in Whitewater and Currentsp. 57
Hazardsp. 69
Glossary of Canoeing Termsp. 83
River Rating Scalep. 86
Indexp. 87
About the Authorp. 90
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