All About Canoeing

A canoeist sports his pfd, paddle, paddling jacket, and canoe as he enjoys the moment's serenity.
A canoeist sports his pfd, paddle, paddling jacket, and canoe as he enjoys the serenity of the moment. © 2006 by Goldring

Canoeing is an age old sport that has been used for transportation, fishing, hunting, sport, and recreation as long as they have been around. Not much has changed in the thousands of years of canoeing history. All over the world canoes are still used for all of those categories and their appeal continues to grow. For those Westerners who want to get into canoeing the options are near limitless. Advances in technology have improved canoe performance as well as affordability. Here is a beginners guide to help new canoeists learn all about canoeing.

Getting into Canoeing

Canoe Gear

All About Canoeing Skills

All About Canoeing For Fun