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Complete Sea Kayak Touring

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Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7301220M
ISBN 100071461280
ISBN 109780071461283
OCLC/WorldCa62782131


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Complete Sea Kayak Touring by Jonathan Hanson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Complete Sea Kayak Touring book by a former kayak touring guide who has paddled everywhere from the Arctic to Baja California, Complete Sea Kayak Touring will teach you everything from seamanship, navigation, and camping to getting in shape, provisioning and cooking, cold-weather and nighttime paddling, assisted and solo rescues, maintenance, first-aid, safety, and much more/5(9).

Complete Sea Kayak Touring is the perfect guide for the newly proficient sea kayaker who's ready to move on to the next level of adventure.

It covers everything from boats and gear to paddling techniques, rescues and recoveries, navigation, planning and provisioning, camping and cookery, cold-weather paddling, and more. Read more Read less/5(9). First published inThe Complete Book of Sea Kayaking is a comprehensive guide for the beginner Complete Sea Kayak Touring book an invaluable reference book for the experienced sea kayaker.

Originally penned by the late Derek C. Hutchinson, an international authority on sea kayaking, it describes equipment, basic and advanced techniques, weather and navigation, and is illustrated Cited by: 2. Complete Sea Kayak Touring is the perfect guide for developing proficiency with a kayak on the waters.

The author, Jonathan Hanson, has been an instructor and guide for two decades and has written about the sport for National Geographic Adventure and Outside magazines. The first edition of The Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook received Complete Sea Kayak Touring book acclaim with its selection as the Best Outdoor Instructional Book by the National Outdoor Book Award group.

Now this book boasts Complete Sea Kayak Touring book with changes throughout to reflect the growth of kayaking /5(58). Whether you're thinking about your first weekend outing or planning an extended trip to a remote coast, Complete Sea Kayak Touring will raise your paddling, seamanship, and trip management abilities to the next level.

Complete Sea Kayak Touring book the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide available for sea kayak touring and camping. Presents a manual for planning sea kayaking expedition, covering provisioning, gear, navigation, bivouacking, and kayak sailing. Also included in this guide are: sidebars for destinations from Baja to Newfoundland.

The most comprehensive guide for sea kayakers of all levels First published inThe Complete Sea Kayak Touring book Book of Sea Kayaking is a comprehensive guide for the beginner and an invaluable reference book for the experienced sea kayaker. Originally penned by the late Derek C. Hutchinson, Complete Sea Kayak Touring book Brand: Falcon Guides.

Wherever you want your kayak to take you, "The Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook" will get you there. What makes this book good is its comprehensiveness, what makes it great is Shelley Johnson's passion for the sport and her ability to share that passion, Complete Sea Kayak Touring book by twelve years of guiding trips and teaching courses throughout the United States and /5(65).

She became a registered Maine Sea Kayaking Guide in and has since spent her time exploring coastal regions Complete Sea Kayak Touring book the world. She has been sea kayaking in New Zealand, Australia, Bermuda, Costa Rica and guided tours in Mid-Coast Maine, North Carolina, the Florida Everglades and now the San Juan Islands.

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Your preferences, abilities and conditions dictate what you leave off or add to your final list. Note that this list is for flatwater Author: REI Staff. My kayak is a Wilderness Tarpon foot sit-on-top (which works fine for most of my excursions, as I live in Florida), so I’m not packing it exactly as one would a sea kayak but I find that your suggestions are certainly adaptable to a sit-on-top.

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For thousands of years, native cultures along North America's northern coastlines have used kayaks as a primary means of gathering food from the sea.