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My husband would like to start canoeing with our 10 and 8year old kids. He is a beginner and would like to take them fishing and just relaxing trips. Do you recommend a canoe?

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He should join a local paddling club tio find other parents and kids, and he should take lessons--whether at the club (cheap) or elsewhere (less cheap but might save a life and will make every outing much more fun). I am an instructor, and I know how much it helps people to be able to do a few things right.

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    BTW: I hope you plan to join them! You too can have fun on the water!

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Canoes are great for family outings in water and they are relatively easy to use even for children as young as 6yrs, (if accompanied by an adult). Paddling is quite simple and although it may feel tippy, canoes are really quite stable in the water. Make sure the adult is in the stern of the boat so he can steer and see what the other passengers are doing.

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Actually a Scanoe with a square hole in it!!


Ha Ha! Very funny :)
Maybe, I've never tried it.

Is suppose with the gaping hole, it will allow the water in, so if Iput the clothes in the canoe, it will lilkely wash a little.


All kidding aside, since you know Coleman, I just wondered if you would have a referral to someone out this way

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