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Kids Gone Paddlin': The Young Paddler's Guide to Having More Fun Outdoors

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This fun-to-read book helps parents introduce their kids to the safe enjoyment of canoeing, kayaking, rowing and rafting.

Kids love water activities! Now more than ever, families are spending more time together in the outdoors. Whether it's with friends and family or a solo outing, non-motorized boating is a fun and exciting way to experience and explore the outdoors. Photos and illustrations help the young reader learn all the important skills and to stay safe. Includes index for easy reference to topics of interest.

Chapters include:

  • Kinds of boats: canoes, kayaks, sit-on-tops, tubes, rafts
  • What to wear: PFDs, general clothing, footwear, helmets, accessories
  • Special skills: navigation, chart reading, water reading, seamanship
  • Packing for a trip: equipment list, weight considerations, safety
  • Where to go: coastal, inland waterways, parks, foreign, guided trips

About the Author

Tom Watson (Appleton, MN) reviews and field-tests watercraft, camping and survival products. He spent 5 years as a Kodiak Island SAR member and more than 12 years as a guide/outfitter in Alaska. His photos and articles have been published in magazines such as Camping Life, Backpacker and Canoe and Kayak. He is also the author of How to Think Like a Survivor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781589233713
Subtitle:
The Young Paddler's Guide to Having More Fun Outdoors
Author:
Watson, Tom
Author:
Watson, Tom
Publisher:
Cool Springs Press
Subject:
Boating for children
Subject:
Water Sports
Subject:
Boating - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Sports / Recreation / Outdoors
Subject:
Aquatic sports
Subject:
Canoeing
Subject:
Nautical-Boating General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Publication Date:
20080505
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 illustrations.
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.52x6.00x.34 in. .46 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

Related Subjects

Children's » Activities » Outdoors
Children's » Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors
Transportation » Nautical » Boats » Boating

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