The river is both your greatest ally and your worst enemy. It will get you to your next destination, to food and shelter and safety, but it will just as likely rip your raft to shreds.
The Molasses Flood present a short guide on rafting in the latest Wilderness Tips video. If nothing else, just remember that rocks are not your friends:
Coming to Xbox One and PC February 24th with an original soundtrack by Chuck Ragan, The Flame in the Flood is a rogue-lite river journey through the backwaters of a forgotten, post-societal America. Forage, craft, outwit predators, and beat the rapids as you make your way down the procedurally generated river.