Whether you enjoy small day trips around local lakes and slow-moving rivers, overnight trips, or expeditions, Andrew Westwood's thoughtful and clear breakdown of canoeing principles, skills and techniques makes this book a must-have for solo and tandem paddlers who are interested in maximizing their enjoyment of the canoe. Canoeing is for all levels of paddlers, providing beginners with the skills they need to maneuver a canoe effectively on flat water, and offering more experienced paddlers expert advice on how to hone their skills.
ANDREW WESTWOOD is a wilderness canoe adventurer, whitewater paddler, open canoe slalom competitor and high school teacher living in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Passionate about paddling, he has taught canoeing extensively in both Canada and the United States for over 15 years and is a regular contributing writer to outdoor and paddling magazines. Andrew has also garnered many first place finishes in international slalom events, has guided on the Nahanni River, the North Shore of Lake Superior and explored areas of Ellesmere Island in Canada's far north.