How To Move Your Board Sideway With A Draw Stroke
The draw stroke is a paddle stroke that allows you to move your boat sideways or towards an object. To perform the draw stroke, place the paddle blade into the water at a perpendicular angle, and sweep it towards the boat's side. This stroke is useful when you need to avoid obstacles or move closer to a dock or another boat.
To perform the draw stroke, follow these steps:
- Place the paddle blade into the water at a perpendicular angle to the surface.
- Sweep the paddle blade towards the boat's side, pulling the boat towards the paddle.
- Alternate sides with each stroke to maintain a straight course.
Practice this stroke to improve your paddling technique and control of your boat. Remember to use the draw stroke when you need to move your boat sideways or towards an object.
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