Canoeing is a water sport which is used for relaxation and recreation. There are no special physical prerequisites needed for this sport.
Canoeing is often confused with kayaking, which is more an action water sport. Also there are some differences between the equipment. Canoeing equipment includes a canoe which is wooden or made of stable material.
As mentioned, canoeing is more a hobby for relaxation, going fishing or having a nice trip with the family on the water.