Arthur Furtaw – “The Race”

It’s an hour before and the anxiety is great, that is, it’s an hour before your First Big Race. It’s just minutes before and now you’re frightened. The river looks cold and yet it’s all enlightened. The banks are lined; there is just an isle where the canoes pass in...

Leaning Canoes On Corners

Lean up your turns-but under control! In any canoe race there are key opportunities to break away from the pack or conversely—to get dropped and one of them involves corners, whether naturally occurring or man made (buoy turns). The ability to turn your boat while...

What Is the Correct Paddle Length For Me?

Method #1 It depends on your seat height, whether you are paddling a C-1 or C-2, what your torso height is and how long your arms are. The best way to discover the appropriate length is to sit in a canoe, back straight, lean forward slightly, fully immerse the blade,...

2016 Entry Registration Update

Due to unforeseen complications with the online registration process, in addition to the Early Entry Deadline quickly approaching, a decision was made to suspend online registration and implement a mail-in, paper Marathon Entry Form for registration into the 2016...

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