Advice, equipment and must-see destinations
Canoeing is an exciting water-based activity that allows you to enjoy the beauty of rivers, lakes and natural landscapes from a new perspective. Whether you're a novice or an experienced paddler, this comprehensive guide will provide you with practical advice, information on essential equipment and ideas for destinations to explore. Get ready for unforgettable adventures on the water!
Canoeing tips :
Learn the basic techniques
Before venturing out on the water, it's important to master basic canoeing techniques such as J-paddling, C-paddling and course correction. Introductory courses or training sessions can help you acquire these essential skills. You'll find a complete guide to canoeing just here. And of course, with DiscoveRent, all the training is covered!
Choose the right equipment
A quality canoe, paddles adapted to your size, a lifejacket, a helmet and a waterproof bag are all essential equipment for a safe canoeing trip. Invest in good quality equipment for a more enjoyable experience.
Keep an eye on the weather
Before setting off in a canoe, check the weather forecast. Avoid paddling in bad weather, as this can make navigation more difficult and dangerous. Make sure you wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions.