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Have serious fun as you master every essential kayaking skill

Are you a visual learner? Short on time? Do you like a little entertainment with your instruction? Then Sea Kayaking Illustrated is for you. It combines concise, easy-to-understand instruction with lively, information-packed, often hilarious illustrations to show you how to improve your kayaking skills.

Developed by a certified instructor, this complete program in sea kayaking takes you on a visual tour of everything this accessible sport has to offer.

  • Paddling in wind and waves--in other words, sea kayaking!
  • Gear--every kayaker's favorite topic
  • Rescue techniques--if you haven't flipped yet, just wait
  • Carrying kayaks--learn the intricacies of ropes, straps, and racks
  • Surf's up--tips for wave dodgers and seasoned shredders
  • River touring--no salt water needed!
  • Kayak camping--how to Leave No Trace in style
  • Coping with critters--from sea lions to sharks
  • And much more--yes, there really is much more

"While chock-full of dead-on sea kayaking instruction, it's the fun and easy-to-digest format that sets this book apart. Reading it is a pleasure."--Frederick Reimers, Paddler

"Just the thing if you want a solid and comprehensive look at sea kayaking in all its forms."--John Lull, author, Sea Kayaking Safety and Rescues, instructor-trainer, ACA

Synopsis:

For some learners a picture is worth a thousand words--and this lavishly illustrated volume proves the rule. The expert advice and lively illustrations combine to offer serious how-to instruction in an entertaining fashion to sea kayakers of all levels.

Developed by an ACA-certified instructor over years of paddling and education, this complete program provides a visual tour of all that sea kayaking can offer, including ingenious tips on advanced paddling techniques, navigation and safety, and more.

About the Author

John Robison has been certified by the American Canoe Association in coastal kayak, whitewater kayak, and whitewater canoe instruction and has paddled extensively around the world.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Kayaks and Kayakers

2. Gear!

3. Carrying Kayaks

4. Concepts of Paddling

5. Boat Obedience

6. Rescues

7. Navigation

8. Wind and Waves

9. Kayak Surfing

10. Reefs and Rocks

11. Tides and Currents

12. River Touring

13. Pee Kayaking

14. Kayak Camping

15. Special Topics

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071392341
Author:
Robison, John
Publisher:
International Marine Publishing
Author:
Robison John
Location:
Camden, Me.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Canoeing
Subject:
Kayaking
Subject:
Sea kayaking
Subject:
Outdoors-Canoeing Kayaking and Rafting
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Includes index.
Series Volume:
107-261
Publication Date:
March 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.61x7.96x.58 in. .90 lbs.

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Product details 240 pages International Marine Publishing - English 9780071392341 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , For some learners a picture is worth a thousand words--and this lavishly illustrated volume proves the rule. The expert advice and lively illustrations combine to offer serious how-to instruction in an entertaining fashion to sea kayakers of all levels.

Developed by an ACA-certified instructor over years of paddling and education, this complete program provides a visual tour of all that sea kayaking can offer, including ingenious tips on advanced paddling techniques, navigation and safety, and more.

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