Canoes vs. Boats

Canoes vs. Boats

Since they are very similar, it is pretty easy to confuse canoes and boats. But boats and canoes are not the same – one is a hyponym of the other – so using them interchangeably does not tell an accurate tale. So, what is the difference between a boat and a canoe? Boats are a…

Can Canoes Sink?

Can Canoes Sink?

No one goes sailing on the water looking to get in a boating accident. But with any type of boat, even canoes, sinking is always a potential hazard.  Can canoes sink? Canoes, like every other watercraft, can sink. Canoes can take on water and go under when they are not used in the appropriate conditions….