School of hard knots

Outrigger requires some work.

  • Aug. 21, 2011 3:00 p.m.
Nanaimo Canoe and Kayak Club member Rob Lavoie ties a complicated series of knots and rope patterns to attach a six-person outrigger canoe to its ama Wednesday morning at Brechin Boat Ramp. The ama is used to provide a counterbalance for the canoe

Nanaimo Canoe and Kayak Club member Rob Lavoie ties a complicated series of knots and rope patterns to attach a six-person outrigger canoe to its ama Wednesday morning at Brechin Boat Ramp. The ama is used to provide a counterbalance for the canoe