The Complete Sea Kayakers Handbook, Second Edition
"...Her writing is clear and concise, sprinkled with bits of humor and many tips gleamed from her years working as a kayak instructor, guide and outfitter."
The first edition of The Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook received immediate acclaim with its selection as the Best Outdoor Instructional Book by the National Outdoor Book Award group. Now this book boasts 352 pages with changes throughout to reflect the growth of kayaking as a sport. This book is your first step to adventure on the water, with everything you need to know, from buying a kayak to dressing for the water.
Topics include: Getting Ready; Kayaks; Accessories and Clothing; Getting to Know Your Kayak; Controlling Your Kayak; Getting Into and Out of the Water; Real Life Paddling; Finding Your Way: Kayak Navigation; Trip Logistics; Group safety; Kayak Camping; Planning Your Dream Trip; Taking Care of Your Stuff
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3 Accessories and Clothing
4 Getting to Know Your Kayak
5 Controlling Your Kayak
6 Getting into and out of the Water
7 RealLife Paddling
9 Trip Logistics
10 Group Safety
11 Kayak Camping
12 Planning Your Dream Trip
13 Taking Care of Your Stuff