What kind of wood did you use for your paddle? What would you recommend? In a canoe I like a large wooden paddle with some thickness, like the traditional ones carved from wood. I hate plastic blades in canoe paddles. So I take it you hold your hands much closer together?

Edited by Jimshaw (06/07/10 11:10 PM)
These are my own opinions based on wisdom earned through many wrong decisions. Your mileage may vary.