Is whitewater kayaking techniques very different from touring or just plain recreational kayaking?

buckskinn88 says:

I want to take up kayaking this summer, so I started looking around online for places in Massachusetts that give lessons. I found a place not to far away called Zoar Outdoors. The problem is the only clinics that they do are for whitewater...

lizzie says: The answer is YES, white water is very different and much harder than recreational/touring. I have a touring and a whitewater boat. Started out with the touring boat, and loved it. Tryed...

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