Using a CanoeThis page is about using a canoe. It's important to understand water safety before learning to use a canoe.
Steering a CanoeCanoeing is fun and a great way to explore hidden byways. First, you need to be proficient in steering. This is a page about steering a canoe.
Paddling a Canoe AloneThis is a page about paddling a canoe alone. It is not necessary to have a partner to enjoy canoeing. You can easily learn the technique needed to paddle a canoe alone.
Tips for Steering A CanoeCanoes have a natural tendency to drift to one side rather than move forward in a straight line. This can be incredibly frustrating to new paddlers who have never been given any basic instruction.
How to Steer a CanoeSteering a canoe efficiently can cause quite a bit of frustration for the novice canoeist. The best advice is to do a little as possible and when you do need to correct the course, do it with the least amount of effort.
Don't Canoes Tip Easily?Like most things, canoes are perfectly safe if used in the manner in which they were designed. In actual fact, you have to work pretty hard to flip a canoe over because of its relatively flat bottom.