Sea Kayaking Illustrated : A Visual Guide to Better Paddling

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For some learners a picture is worth a thousand words--and this lavishly illustrated volume proves the rule. The expert advice and lively illustrations combine to offer serious how-to instruction in an entertaining fashion to sea kayakers of all levels.

Developed by an ACA-certified instructor over years of paddling and education, this complete program provides a visual tour of all that sea kayaking can offer, including ingenious tips on advanced paddling techniques, navigation and safety, and more.

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Have serious fun as you master every essential kayaking skill

Are you a visual learner? Short on time? Do you like a little entertainment with your instruction? Then Sea Kayaking Illustrated is for you. It combines concise, easy-to-understand instruction with lively, information-packed, often hilarious illustrations to show you how to improve your kayaking skills.

Developed by a certified instructor, this complete program in sea kayaking takes you on a visual tour of everything this accessible sport has to offer.

  • Paddling in wind and waves--in other words, sea kayaking!
  • Gear--every kayaker's favorite topic
  • Rescue techniques--if you haven't flipped yet, just wait
  • Carrying kayaks--learn the intricacies of ropes, straps, and racks
  • Surf's up--tips for wave dodgers and seasoned shredders
  • River touring--no salt water needed!
  • Kayak camping--how to Leave No Trace in style
  • Coping with critters--from sea lions to sharks
  • And much more--yes, there really is much more

"While chock-full of dead-on sea kayaking instruction, it's the fun and easy-to-digest format that sets this book apart. Reading it is a pleasure."--Frederick Reimers, Paddler

"Just the thing if you want a solid and comprehensive look at sea kayaking in all its forms."--John Lull, author, Sea Kayaking Safety and Rescues, instructor-trainer, ACA

About the Author:

John Robison has been certified by the American Canoe Association in coastal kayak, whitewater kayak, and whitewater canoe instruction and has paddled extensively around the world.

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