Paddle your Own Kayak

Paddle your Own Kayak

An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Kayaking

Book - 2012
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Paddle Your Own Canoe set a new standard for how-to-canoe books. In this companion title, Gary and Joanie McGuffin use the same model for the art of kayaking. The authors discuss the kayak's Inuit history, types of kayaking, recommended kayak sizes and shapes, and proper gear and clothing. They also offer expert, step-by-step instructions on all of the sport's essential techniques.

Illustrated with more than 600 color photographs and illustrations, Paddle Your Own Kayak is designed for both seasoned and novice kayaker, offering guidance on:

Balancing the body Strokes and maneuvers Paddling fundamentals Recoveries and rescues Carrying and launching Weather and water conditions techniques Staying centered Navigation methods.

A special section on kayak camping provides good advice on what to look for in a destination, how to select a site, packing your kayak, setting up tents and shelters, meal preparation, water filtration, first aid and much more.

Publisher: Austin, Tex. : The Boston Mills Press ; Poole : Chris Lloyd [distributor], [c2012].
ISBN: 9781770850125
1770850120
Characteristics: 208 p : col. ill. ; 21 x 28 cm.
Additional Contributors: McGuffin, Joanie 1960-

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paulgh Jun 19, 2012

step by step instruction in photos!

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taraw104
Aug 12, 2010

Fantastic photography. Some of the information was a bit hard to understand without having much experience with kayaking, but it was still very informative. This book is definitely not a substitute for an intro kayaking course, though.

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