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Basic Essentials: Sea Kayaking (Basic Essentials Series)

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Put away those bulky books and monster manuals!
For a generation, the Basic Essentials® series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic ...

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Overview

Put away those bulky books and monster manuals!
For a generation, the Basic Essentials® series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic Essentials® books tell you what you need to know.

Discover how to:
select a kayak and choose your gear perfect your paddle strokes prepare for protected-water paddling perform recoveries and reentries pack your sea kayak for an expedition

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762738328
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/1/2005
  • Series: Basic Essentials Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.19 (d)

Meet the Author

J. Michael Wyatt is a professional outdoor photographer and writer who lives in Washington State.

Roger Schumann owns and operates Eskape Kayaks, based in Santa Cruz, California. He is also co-author of Guide to Sea Kayaking Central & Northern California and Sea Kayak Rescue.

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Table of Contents

(1) The Boat (2) Gear (3) Paddle Techniques (4) Safety (5) On the Water (6) Packing and Loading (7) Getting There

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