Sit-on-top Kayak: A Beginner's Manual
A complete beginner's guide to the sit-on-top kayak. Sit- on-top kayaking is fun and easy to learn. Anyone can do it! Paddlers, newcomers and those curious about the sport will find all the answers to their questions in this book. Using colour photos and clear descriptions, this book is the perfect introduction to sit-on-top kayaking. Choosing the right kayak, how to store and transport it, how to get the most fun out of your boat and how to stay safe whilst doing so are explored in detail. Snorkelling, fishing and scuba diving are some of the other activities that benefit from using sit-on-tops and these are also covered.
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why choose a siTonTop KayaK?
CHooSING A KAyAK
cloThing and floTaTion
KayaKing wiTh children
LoW BRACe TURN
weaTher and The KayaKer
TIDeS AND CURReNTS
caring for The environmenT
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