Sea Kayaking
By John Dowd

Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Greystone Books; 5th edition (March 22, 2004)
ISBN-13: 978-1550549768
Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.6 x 0.7 inches

$18.95   ...item# 1993

In this guide, veteran paddler John Dowd provides the foundations of sound seamanship and good risk management, including lessons on how to read the weather and the water, how to navigate, and how to travel with a group. He covers the basics of equipment and technique, detailing types of paddles and strokes, and presents practical, concrete advice on dealing with potential hazards and carrying out rescues. The book also contains information on expedition planning, instructional methods, and sea kayaking for people with disabilities. Completely revised and updated, this edition features new photographs, charts, diagrams, and illustrations. See also John's books for young readers.


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