Local conservation organizations:
Local paddling clubs:
Conewago Canoe Club, York, PA
Tides This is the one you want for detailed tide tables! Pick your state and locate one of the 3,000 stations with tide listings.
The Mother of all Maritime Links, canoe & kayak section
Knots for paddlers:
There are five knots leaders should know: the bowline (loop knot), the figure-8 (loop and stopper), the truckers' hitch and tautline hitch (ties boats to cars) and the constrictor knot (no-slip knot ties to water bottles and other gear).
Advanced: Knots needed for swiftwater rescue include the water knot (joins ends of flat webbing), the double or triple fisherman's knot (used to make Prusik loops), and the Prusik knot and the (used to make adjustiable haul lines).
All of these and many more are fully shown at the excellent website animatedknots.com.
Links Policy: We only provide links to other outdoor and conservation clubs in our area, to appropriate government agencies such as parks, and to organizations of which we are members or otherwise involved with.