The Complete Whitewater Rafter
This is the manual endorsed by professional guides, instructors, and recreational river runners everywhere. With comprehensive step-by-step coverage starting with the first run, it includes tips from top guides, outfitters, and instructors, plus the most complete guide to Class V rafting techniques ever assembled. This is the completely revised and updated successor to Bennett's best-selling manual, Rafting!.
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adventure angle avoid backstroke bags bank basic belay blade boulders bow paddlers brace canoes canyon carabiners catarafts compartment craft crew D-rings descent designed downstream draw stroke drop drysuit dynamic belay eddy line equipment extra feet ferry flip floor flow forward stroke frame gear Georgie White glue hand highsiding holes hydraulics Hypalon inflatable kayaks inside kayaks keep ledge lifejacket look main current maneuver move neoprene oar raft oarlock obstacle Outfitters P.O. Box paddle captain paddle rafts passengers patch playboating portage powerful pull push put-in raft's rafters repair rescue rescuer river runners river running river trip Riverboards rocks rope rower rowing safe safety scout seat self-bailing rafts shaft side skills slide standard-floor rafts standing waves steep stern straps strokes surface swim swimmer take-out techniques thwarts tube turn upstream valve waterfalls waterproof wetsuit whitewater rafting whitewater rivers wrap Z-drag