The Canadian Stroke does not have a
Posted by: kayamedic on Oct-23-12 5:45 PM (EST)
full inwater recovery. Just a little corner grab with an upward slice.
Of course its not essential for anyone to attend any Canoeing Symposium to learn to do axles and box strokes and posts but to brag that they can do it to the rail in the Wenonah suggests that they have had very extensive balance drill and instruction.
I stand corrected. I did see an Argosy this year at Midwest Freestyle and it fit the paddlers aims perfectly . All they wanted to do was get from A to B efficiently and move the boat a little ..not heel to the rail. Everyone has their own goals and it is fine.
I would stick with rubber on some PA rivers. The Argosy can do the Susquehanna but its actually kind of fun on western PA rivers like Mahoning and Crooked Creek.
Incidentally Western PA seems to have a concentration of Curtis Dragon Fly boats.