When Getting In And Out Of The Canoe, Are There Tips To Keep From Tipping Over?

When getting in and out of the canoe, are there tips to keep from tipping over? Yes, getting into and out of a canoe can be tricky, but there are a few tips you can use for doing it successfully and staying dry.

Yes, getting into and out of a canoe can be tricky, but there are a few tips you can use for doing it successfully and staying dry. The number one mistake people make is that they don't board with the boat parallel to the shore. With the boat parallel to shore you place one hand on each gunnel, which is the edge of the boat, and then step into the center of the boat and make sure you stay low. If you maintain these three points of contact with the boat you are going to remain stable. And of course if you are paddling with a partner you can have the other person hold the boat for you.

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