• Inventors have struggled to make canoes feel more stable for years and years. Sponsons, which are essentially buoyant pieces attached to the gunwales, were a common answer, including this attempt by D. P. Tuck from 1900.

D. P. Tuck

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims


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