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Touring & Sea Kayaking: The Essential Skills and Safety (Essential Guide)

Matthews, Alex; Whiting, Ken

Published by Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN 10: 1565236475 / ISBN 13: 9781565236479
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Title: Touring & Sea Kayaking: The Essential Skills...

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

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LEARN TO SAFELY AND COMFORTABLY ENJOY SEA KAYAKING! Touring and Sea Kayaking provides beginner and experienced kayakers with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and comfortably enjoy sea kayaking. Whether you?re interested in touring around inland waterways, or exploring coastal waters, the stunning photography, fun illustrations, and concise descriptions drawn from expert sea kayaker, Alex Matthews, and World Champion Kayaker and best-selling author, Ken Whiting, make this book the most valuable on the sport. Learn About: - Choosing and caring for equipment - Transporting a kayak - The fundamental strokes and concepts - Important safety considerations - Recovering from a capsize - Coping with wind and waves - Paddling in surf - Overnight kayak trips - And much more?

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Alex Matthews is a passionate sea kayaker and a successful writer?known for his irreverent wit and humor. His articles are routinely published in paddling magazines, and he has worked in both kayak design and marketing for prominent paddlesport companies. It is no surprise that his sign of the Zodiac is Pisces ? the sign of the fish. Ken Whiting is a World Champion kayaker and one of the most influential paddlers in the world. He was even recognized so by Paddler Magazine as one of their ?Paddlers of the Century.? For the past twelve years Ken has shared his enthusiasm and passion through his teaching, and through his production of ten best-selling, award-winning instructional books and DVDs on the sport of kayaking.

Ken Whiting is a World Champion kayaker and one of the most influencial paddlers int he world. He has been recognized by Paddler Magazine as one of their Paddlers of the Century. For the past 12 years Ken has shared his enthusiasm  and passion through his teaching, and throguh his production of ten best-selling, award-winning instructional books and DVDs onthe sprot of kayaking.

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