Doubles Basic, is the first of canoeist, artist, and film maker, Bill Mason’s brilliant, ground breaking, “Path of the Paddle” videos. Be you a novice or expert canoeist, this film is a must see. If you’re wanting to learn how to canoe, this is a great place to start. Bill Mason not only explains the basics of doubles canoeing but demonstrates each stroke and maneuver. Throughout the video Bill emphasizes team work and quardination.