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Sea kayaking [electronic resource] : The Classic Manual for Touring, from Day Trips to Major Expeditions. John Dowd.

Dowd, John. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781771641449 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: Still regarded as “the bible" for both new and experienced kayakers after more than thirty years in print, Sea Kayaking covers the basics of equipment and technique, including types of paddles and strokes, as well as such essential skills as how to read the weather and the water, how to navigate with and without GPS and how to travel with a group. Drawing on his many years of experience paddling in all climates, John Dowd presents practical advice on dealing with potential hazards (from surf to sea ice to sharks), carrying out rescues and planning for long-distance expeditions.New for this edition are hints about digital technologies for planning and navigating while kayak touring as well as lots of tips for outfitting boats, adapting equipment and finessing fishing technique while kayak angling—whether casting and jigging for fun on a day trip or trolling for dinner on a longer expedition. Also fully updated are the sections on managing risk and the inspiring...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Greystone Books, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 8338 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6888 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Sports & Recreations.
Genre: Electronic books.

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