Canoeing: A Beginner's Guide to the Kayak

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Fernhurst Books, 1990 - Sports & Recreation - 64 pages
Kayaking is one of the most exhilarating ways of getting afloat, whether enjoying a leisurely paddle or shooting whitewater. This lavishly illustrated and clearly written guide imparts readers with all the knowledge they'll need for getting out on the water, and the confidence to tackle all of the basic kayaking maneuvers. Beginning with launching and basic paddling skills, the book goes on to explain more advanced techniques, including a step-by-step guide to the Eskimo roll. Safety is emphasized throughout, with full chapter dedicated to rescue and righting procedures.

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What you will need
Preparing to go afloat
Your first paddle

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