The Coastal Kayaker's Manual: The Complete Guide to Skills, Gear, and Sea Sense

The Coastal Kayaker's Manual: The Complete Guide to Skills, Gear, and Sea Sense

by Randel Washburne
     
 

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Paddlesports continues to be one of the fastest growing forms of outdoor recreation as a source of adventure and relaxation. Going beyond the how-tos, this guide offers advice on everything from gaining experience to understanding your limits, as well as judging potentially dangerous situations, taking risks and paddling defensively. Whether you are a seasoned paddler

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Paddlesports continues to be one of the fastest growing forms of outdoor recreation as a source of adventure and relaxation. Going beyond the how-tos, this guide offers advice on everything from gaining experience to understanding your limits, as well as judging potentially dangerous situations, taking risks and paddling defensively. Whether you are a seasoned paddler battling a winter surf or an enthusiastic novice exploring and enjoying the peace of a placid lake, this title is an excellent hands-on guide.

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New edition of a complete reference for beginning and intermediate- level kayakers, providing information on types and features of kayaks and gear, skills, safety, navigation, and trip planning. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564401533
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/1993
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.45(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.54(d)

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