It's summertime at the lake. The family clan gathers. It's a paddle-happy reunion—and everybody wants to go canoeing. There's only one problem. A flotilla of different canoes is stored in the shed. Some family members even brought their own boats! How will they decide which to use? Their choices will help guide you to the right canoe for your needs.
The Recreational Canoe
Young nephew Jimmy charges down to the water. "Me first! Me first!" he cries in glee, eager to paddle on this calm, fair-weather day...
This column originally appeared in the March/April edition of AMC Outdoors. You can read the full story here.
“Equipped” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Matt Heid.
(photograph by Jerry and Marcy Monkman)
Labels: Canoe, Paddling, Personal Flotation Device, PFD, water