Canoeing: A Trailside Guide

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 192 pages
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Norton proudly reissues these best-selling guides with fully revised "Sources & Resources" sections (including where to find the Web sites, gear, services, books, clubs, and organizations that make for foolproof outings); updates to reflect the latest in gear technology, wilderness medicine, and first aid; and advances in techniques.You can take it with you: Trailside Guides are designed to be used on the trail. Their handy size makes them easy to take along on outdoor adventures.Picture this: Trailside Guides show you how it's done. Each book has more than 100 color photographs and dozens of informative, full-color technical illustrations you'll refer to again and again.Buying Guide: Each Guide has all the information readers need to make informed decisions about what gear is available, and what they should buy.Step-by-step: Tutorials take readers through every aspect of a given outdoor activity. Each Guide covers planning and preparing for a trip, getting in shape, technique, safety, and first-aid tips, and how to have more fun along the way!Easy to use: Trailside Guides provide information quickly. Every book contains detailed illustrations, information-packed sidebars, and a complete index and bibliography.Technique tips: Any physical activity is more fun when it's done right. Trailside Guides are written by experts and contain lucid explanations that help the reader quickly achieve proficiency.It's a big world out there. Get into it with the Trailside Guides. Color photographs and drawings throughout.
  

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Great how-to book!!! I'm so wanting to purchase a canoe this year!!! But I'll settle for at least renting one at the campsite... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
8
CHAPTER TWO AT THE WATERS EDGE
33
PLAY ON THE WATER 38 FindingYour
44
CHAFFER FOUR SOLO AND CROSS BOW STROKES
65
CHAPTER FIVE CAMPING BY CANOE
81
CHAPTER SIX ADVENTURES ON AAOVING WATER
103
CHAPTER SEVEN WHITE WATER
119
CHAPTER EIGHT WHITE WATER REFINED
143
shooting the Ttudenl Surl 154 Solo Surfing
155
SOURCES RESOURCES 183
PHOTO CREDITS 190
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About the author (1997)

Mike Nolan is Professor of Gerontological Nursing at the University of Sheffield. He has long-standing interests in the needs of family carers and of vulnerable older people in a range of care environments, and has published extensively in these areas.
Sue Davies is a Lecturer in the Department of Gerontological and Continuing Care Nursing at the University of Sheffield. She has particular interests in the needs of older people and their carers in continuing care environments, and is currently completing her PhD in this area.
Gordon Grant holds a Research Chair in Cognitive Disability in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sheffield and Doncaster and South Humber Healthcare NHS Trust. His main research and development interests concern family caregiving of vulnerable groups, the support needs of people with severe and complex learning disabilities, and the evaluation of health and social care interventions. He has published widely in these fields.

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