Basic Kayaking

Basic Kayaking

All the Skills and Gear You Need to Get Started

Book - 2005
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2005 National Outdoor Book Award Winner A fully illustrated introduction to river kayaking with a full-color gear guide plus chapters on river safety and reading the water Step-by-step instruction on essential techniques, including all major strokes and rolls

This newest title in Stackpole's Basics series takes on the wildly popular sport of river kayaking. Packed with information and featuring hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations, it provides clear, easy-to-follow instructions on selecting gear, getting your boat on the river, and mastering fundamental moves. Also covered are the ferries, peel-outs, and turns required to maneuver a kayak in moving water. For would-be day-trippers, river-runners, creekboaters, and even those aspiring to the world of extreme rodeo playboating, Basic Kayaking is where the journey begins.

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780811732109
081173210X
Characteristics: 90 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm

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