1. Sports
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:


was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Canoe Paddling


Who doesn't like to canoe? Whether a person wants a relaxing day on the water or an exhilarating experience in the outdoors, canoeing has something to offer everyone. Many people assume they know everything there is about paddling a canoe. Unfortunately this attitude leads to a lot of details simply getting overlooked. These resources will help you learn all of those things you never knew you didn't know about paddling a canoe.
  1. Canoe Technique
  2. Canoe Equipment
  3. Enjoying Canoeing

Canoe Technique

Tandem canoeists practice the forward stroke.

Most people have been in a canoe at one time or another. For that reason, it is a common misconception that there is nothing to know about how to paddle a canoe. This is unfortunate as proper technique can lead to less soreness and more efficient handling of a canoe on the water. This section is designed to help you with those overlooked, yet essential, details of paddling a canoe.

Canoe Equipment

A canoeist sports his pfd, paddle, paddling jacket, and canoe as he enjoys the moment's serenity.

Everyone knows that you need a paddle to go canoeing. But what else is needed? And not only what else is needed, but how do you pick out all of that equipment? These articles will help you on your way to your next canoe or canoe equipment purchase.

Enjoying Canoeing

A Canoeing Adventure.

There is so much to enjoy about the sport of canoeing besides the actual paddling of a canoe. Sure, people paddle canoes for relaxation or exerciase but what other reasons do people go canoeing? These articles will help you enjoy the other aspects of the sport of canoeing that are there for you to take part in and enjoy.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.