Paddling Connecticut and Rhode Island: Southern New England's Best Paddling Routes, First Edition (Paperback)
Paddling Connecticut and Rhode Island gives a good variety of paddles from those slow lazy trips to more challenging outings. It includes several coastal and open water expeditions as well a wilderness type trips.
Jim Cole is a canoe instructor and a past president of the Rhode Island Canoe/Kayak association. The author of many articles for the club's newsletter.