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Essential Sea Kayaking

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Publisher Comments:

"No other outdoor sport in the world is as easy to get started in as sea kayaking, yet no sport in the world offers such an astonishing scope for real adventure." So promises noted sea kayaking expert, expedition leader, and author Jonathan Hanson in his introduction to Essential Sea Kayaking. In this complete guide Hanson acquaints you with the fundamentals of this versatile and accessible sport, leading you step-by-step through all the essentials, including: kayak and paddle options; equipment and clothing; basic strokes - including turning and bracing techniques; Eskimo, Pawlata, and Screw rolls; recoveries and rescues; open-water techniques; paddling in wind and waves; launching and landing through surf; navigation and seamanship; a full chapter on kayak camping; complete source listing for equipment, outfitters; and more. (6 X 9, 208 pages, b&w photos, diagrams)

Book News Annotation:

Presents clear, solid advice on equipment, basic strokes, launching and landing, recoveries and rescues, open water techniques, kayak camping, and navigation and seamanship. Hanson is an experienced kayaker and expedition leader who also writes on the subject.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-185) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558217157
Author:
Hanson, Jonathan
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Kayaking
Subject:
Sea kayaking
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Essential
Series Volume:
500-239
Publication Date:
20000101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw photos
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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