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Sea Kayak Navigation

Author : Franco Ferrero
ISBN : 1906095035
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 37. 83 MB
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Sea Kayak Navigation is recommended as support material for the new British Canoe Union navigation courses that are currently being introduced.

Sea Kayak Navigation Simplified

Author : Lee Moyer
ISBN : 0966979532
Genre : Sea kayaking
File Size : 59. 86 MB
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At last, a practical, hands-on manual of navigation techniques for the coastal kayaker! Lee Moyer, sea kayak designer, manufacturer, instructor, and store owner, reveals all the techniques a sea kayaker needs to know to be safe on open water. Lee's straightforward, practical simplified approach will make the reader want to run right out and try the techniques described. Who would have thought learning navigation could be such fun! Learn how to plan a trip (including full chart preparation); plot a course (including open-water crossings and island-hopping); read charts and compasses (including knowing the difference between magnetic and true north, and how to use each); account for current, wind, and waves in your planning and paddling; paddle at night; avoid the other guys on the water. This book will help you become a safer kayaker and give you the tools to have more fun on the water!

Sea Kayak

Author : Gordon Brown
ISBN : 095470617X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 83. 79 MB
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This book is a modern guide to sea kayaking by one of the leading exponents of the sport who is also a highly respected coach in this field. Gordon Brown is a BCU Level 5 sea coach based on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. He shares his knowledge with you in his own succinct humorous style and very visual approach. In this book Gordon covers topics of kayaking history, physiology, boat and paddle dynamics, seamanship and navigation, safety and rescue, weather forecasting, caves, rockhopping and tidal races, expeditions and overnighting, as well as a wealth of tips and resources for the sea paddler. This is a visually stunning book printed on 170gsm silk paper filled with top quality photographs. Over seventy photographs and illustrations help to make this an essential modern manual for the sea kayaker.

Scottish Sea Kayak Trail

Author : Simon Willis
ISBN : 9781906095178
Genre : Sea kayaking
File Size : 67. 61 MB
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Scotland's west coast is an undisputed world-class sea kayaking destination. This book challenges the reader to kayak a 500km route, from the Isle of Gigha off the Kintyre peninsula, to the Summer Isles near Ullapool. It can be undertaken in four holiday-sized sections or as one long, glorious journey. The emphasis is on practical advice; how to tackle tricky tidal passages; places to visit; where to source essential information; food re- supply; where to safely leave kayaks overnight; how and when to shuttle vehicles; and the accessibility of public transport. Although camping is an essential element of this journey the book does not identify wild camp sites or even picnic places. It gives sea kayakers enough information to seek out their own adventures and so spread the environmental impact. The history of this country is inextricably linked to the west coast, from the Scoti to the Norsemen, the Lords of the Isles to the Clearances. An historical thread, woven through the text, tells 'Scotland's Story'. There are useful photographs and notes to help identify wildlife without disturbance, plus practical recommendations on wild camping, from minimum impact techniques to Scottish access law. For those who travel the trail in the comfort of their armchairs, there's also the story of the author's own journey. Together you will travel under big skies on imposing seas in the company of seals, dolphins, eagles and gulls. The Scottish Sea Kayak Trail is waiting for you.

Sea Kayaking

Author : John Dowd
ISBN : 9781771641449
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 32. 83 MB
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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 stories of adventure, including Freya Hoffmeister’s record-breaking circumnavigation of Australia and Japanese paddlers’ increasingly challenging trips around the islands and beyond. As a sport, sea kayaking continues to evolve. Once the sport of a very few long-distance paddlers embarking on international expeditions, then the recreational pursuit of many weekend tourers, sea kayaking is now popular with many day trippers as well. As more and more paddlers take to the water—for the day, the weekend or many months, this classic guide continues to be required reading for those seeking adventure on the open ocean.

Sea Kayak Handling

Author : Doug Cooper
ISBN : 9781906095185
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 81. 5 MB
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A practical guide that will help you to master the skills needed to manoeuvre a sea kayak efficiently. For beginner and intermediate paddlers. Doug draws on his personal and coaching experience to help the reader master sea kayak handling skills and techniques. Accurate sequential photos and simple concise language make the descriptions easy to follow and understand. The foundation skills of posture, connectivity (how your body is connected to the kayak), power transfer and learning to 'feel' how the boat responds, are explored initially. The author then goes on to tackle forward paddling, keeping the kayak on course, reverse paddling, edging, turning on the spot, forward turns on the move, reverse turns on the move, stern rudders, moving sideways, support strokes, and the use of skegs and rudders. Sea Kayak Handling is recommended as support material for the British Canoe Union 3 and 4 Star (Sea) awards. (The 1 star is a novice 'encouragement' award, the 2 star covers basic generic kayak skills, the 3 star basic/intermediate sea specific skills and experience, and the 4 star covers intermediate sea specific skills and leadership in moderate conditions).

Sea Kayaking Safety And Rescue

Author : John Lull
ISBN : 089997547X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 53. 66 MB
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The most comprehensive manual on how to kayak safely in a wide variety of sea environments--from inland waterways to ocean rock gardens, tide rips, surf zones, and the open ocean. Aimed at beginners through experienced kayakers, this book describes how to deal with hazards, not just avoid them, using real-life, extensively tested techniques proven to work. You'll learn fundamental skills for recovery and rescue, and master safe paddling techniques in ocean conditions. Numerous photos accompany step-by-step descriptions of the Eskimo roll, towing methods, self- and partner-rescues, backup strategies, and group dynamics. The second edition has a fresh chapter on fine-tuning your strokes, which will significantly increase kayaking fun and safety.

Sea Kayaking

Author : Dan Henderson
ISBN : 9781594853456
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 88. 46 MB
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* Features 130 demonstrative photographs and 30 charts and illustrations * Written by a veteran paddling coach and expert in kayak stroke efficiency * Advice from expert contributors throughout adds full range of experience The latest addition to the award-winning Mountaineers Outdoor Expert series, Sea Kayaking: Basic Skills to Advanced Paddling Techniques, offers authoritative advice for paddlers of all levels, from beginners considering their first gear purchase to competitive kayakers looking to perfect their forward stroke. As a longtime paddling professional and National Team coach, author Dan Henderson draws from a lifetime of personal experience, teaching, and his academic research in exercise science to instruct readers on everything they need to know to get out on the water, including: * Gear -- how to pick the right kayak for your body size, skill level, and lifestyle * Foundations of safety, how to plan and prepare, and must-know advice for assisted and self-rescue * Basic paddling styles to advanced techniques (side slipping, edging, bracing) * Techniques for a range of conditions caused by wind, waves, currents, swells, and more * Expedition planning and camping * Getting the most out of kayaking for fitness “Dan’s participation in paddlesports is celebrated by a lifetime of contribution to the sport, friendships that span the globe and professional success across all disciplines of paddling. The opportunity to learn from Dan’s experience will only add to your enjoyment and success in the sport.” -- Joe Jacobi, Chief Executive Officer USA Canoe/Kayak

Sea Kayaking

Author : Johan Loots
ISBN : 0811729214
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 52. 3 MB
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Basic guide to one of the fastest growing paddlesports The popularity of sea kayaking has grown enormously in recent years, but the sport requires different equipment and skills than running rivers. This richly illustrated guide will help paddlers of any level choose a boat from the myriad of new designs and materials and to learn techniques for reading water and navigating tides, currents, and waves. It also instructs in the basic skills of rescue, emergency repair, and first aid, and provides a guide for planning trips.

Sea Kayaking

Author : John Dowd
ISBN : 1550545639
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 82. 85 MB
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