By: Gardner, Russ
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 8.5" X 5.5"
Publication Date: 1994
PR Highlights: Everything you need to know about Canadian canoes.
PHOTO Highlights: 68 b/w instructional line drawings throughout.
Description: Everything you need to know about Canadian canoes. Russ Gardner shares his knowledge gained from fifty years of canoeing. He learned his craft on the water ways of the Canadian Shield. The author imparts key information for the complete enjoyment of the art of canoeing. The text is seasoned throughout with reminiscences of his many excursions on the water. Russ thoroughly instructs the reader on different canoe designs and how these designs effect the usefulness of the boat. Detailed instruction on paddling techniques set the canoeist on the most efficient track. The reader gains pain-saving knowledge on transporting canoes such as the proper method portaging. In a chapter on random thoughts, the author shares snippets of helpful information learned form experience. A useful and enjoyable companion.