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Tips to Travelling with and Carrying a Canoe

Canoe trips sure are enjoyable, but the tough part of this adventure is transporting your canoe otherwise known as portaging. There is a need to learn safe portaging ways so that you can transfer the boat into a secure and appropriate place. Learning proper portaging techniques will help in ensuring your trip to float your…

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It’s All About the Paddles – Canoeing Paddle Selection

The first trait in a paddle you should pay attention to is the length. Typically, sizes come in 2-inch increments. For the majority of canoeists, a paddle in the 52 inches to 60 inches range is needed, but bent-shaft paddles are shorter because of their wider and shorter blades. Commonly they are in the range…

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Canoeing Adventures – Preparation Tips for Overnight Experiences

Canoeing is a beautiful sport to participate in; it can be both recreational and competitive. The recreational version of canoeing is known to be incredibly relaxing and serene. However, if you are a thrill seeker, competitive canoeing is your best option. This version of canoeing will make sure your heart jumps into your throat and…

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Essential Canoeing Gear

Canoeing is a great sport, one that is both physically exerting yet scenic and beautiful. There are few key pieces of equipment that are necessary for a fun and safe trip. First you should make sure you have the correct canoe, and it is worth remembering that there are different canoes for different purposes. In…

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A Guide to Better Canoeing

Canoeing is an invigorating sport that not only has a tranquilizing effect but brings you closer to nature and is great for your body. Canoeing is an ancient transportation that was mainly used in North America over 6000 years ago. It was a wonderful innovation that allowed for the countries natives to around travel by…

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The Benefits of Canoeing

Many people struggle with fitness. They look at it as a hassle. Thinking it is self-inflicted stress onto their body just to fit into societies perfect image of a person’s stature. Even when it comes to sports they view them as too boring or too exciting. Many people who think this way are seeking a…

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Canoeing World Records

You may have only just begun canoeing or you may have been participating in this sport for several years. Whichever it is and regardless of how much experience you have canoeing, you have to take your hat off to those men and women who manage to set world records in this and any other field….

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The Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Marathon

One of the most famous canoe races in the world takes place in England every Easter and has done since 1948. The Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Marathon is a serious test of skill and endurance as it pits canoeists against each other over 125 miles (201 kilometre) course that used to take place over…

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Choosing the Best Canoe for You

Canoeing can be one of the most exciting and exhilarating sports a person can participate in. From paddling around a tranquil lake to battling white water rapids to going on epic trails in picturesque surroundings, canoeing has it all. It is highly likely that you will be borrowing a club’s equipment if you are new…

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Famous Canoeists

Like all sports, canoeing and kayaking produces stars. Some canoeists become famous for books they have read, others for excelling in their chosen discipline while others are revered for their adventuring using one of the world’s oldest methods of transportation. Freya Hoffmeister is one of the world’s most famous canoeists. Born in May 1964, the…

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