The Essential Sea Kayaker: A Complete Guide for the Open Water Paddler, Second Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 6, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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Expanded to include sections on seamanship, navigation, and health issues, the completely updated and redesigned new edition of David Seidman’s bestselling guide reaffirms its reputation as the best sea kayaking guide available. A top-to-bottom introduction for novice and mid-level kayakers, this highly visual handbook provides kayakers with the whole scoop on everything from gear, transportation, and paddling technique to the finer points of Eskimo rolling, rescue protocol, group and solo paddling.

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Contents

Holding the Paddle
51
Body Twist
57
MANEUVERING
64
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

David Seidman, an editor at Boating magazine, is the author of The Essential Wilderness Navigator and The Complete Sailor. His own experience as an entry-level sea kayaker began in the late 1980s, and his memories of early challenges and misadventures are still fresh.

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