Updated April 26, 2017

As in all areas of life, Murphy's Law prevails while we are out on canoe trips.  

If anything can go wrong, it will (and probably at the most inconvenient time).  

Coping with  these problems can be a whole lot easier if we have the knowledge and the appropriate equipment to deal with them.

This knowledge and equipment can make the difference between a minor problem remaining minor; or quickly developing into a more serious concern.