Kayaking for Everyone

Kayaking for Everyone

Selecting Gear, Learning Strokes, and Planning Trips

Book - 2010
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Knack Kayaking for Everyone is the most visually driven and yet informative guide to every aspect of an aquatic sport whose popularity has skyrocketed in recent years. The first chapters comprise an idea-packed buying guide to kayak design, kayak features, accessories, and gear. The book then presents step-by-step information on transporting, launching and landing, basic and advanced strokes, techniques, navigation, rescues, and expedition planning. In addition, it fully explores recreational (flatwater) kayaking, whitewater kayaking, and sea kayaking, providing instructions for each. Ideas for fun and games and special paddlers (children, the elderly, the handicapped) are also included, as are chapters on weather and first aid.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Knack, c2010
ISBN: 9781599215099
Characteristics: xii, 244 p. : col. ill. ; 21 x 22 cm
Alternative Title: Knack kayaking for everyone


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