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PADDLING Why canoe seats are not (always) for sitting on. BY PAUL MASON On a perfect day, with the minimum of canoeing knowledge and a well-balanced (trimmed) canoe, the canoe seats work well for sitting. However, on a windy day with a canoe that is not correctly trimmed, sitting on the canoe seats is an invitation to swim. A scenario. Let’s say dad