The * in a canoe is a cross brace which stretches from gunnel to gunnel to strengthen a canoe.
The best way to get water out of the bottom of the canoe is to use a *. One of the most effective is an old plastic milk container with the bottom cut off.
The top part of the paddle is called the *.
The back of the canoe is called the * and the front of the canoe is called the *.
A * is a rope attached to the front and back of the canoe, used to secure the canoe when ashore (e.g. to a tree) or when towing another canoe.
When you need to carry the canoe over land to get back onto the water, this is called a *.