Category: canoe design

What is a Pack Canoe and why do I need one in my life?

Originally developed for the Adirondack region of North America, the Pack Canoe or Pack Boat is traditionally a small, light weight open top paddle craft designed to be manoeuvrable and easy to carry.  The original concept was for a boat that you could literally…

Solar Powered Canoeing

How often in life can you say you get something for nothing? There aren’t many places you can go or many things that you can do that won’t cost you something.  In fact, I used to think that the only way I could move…

How to choose your new canoe

If you’re like many thousands of people in Australia this year, you may be considering getting into canoe or kayak paddling for the first time.  And why not?  It’s a great way to experience our beautiful water ways, is fantastic exercise and is suitable…

Developments in Modern Canoe Construction.

Often seen as the dated and less sexy cousin of the kayak, canoes had been sadly left standing beside the dance floor when it came to modernising their designs.  I say had, because in recent years canoes have seen a resurgence in their use…