- A verbal command given usually to the bowman of a canoe or raft. It means to place the paddle in the water on the right side parallel to the boat and pull it towards the boat. This is a maneuver to move the front of the boat to the right side.
When we get to the bottom of the rapids, draw right to avoid the sweepers.
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