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Paddle your own kayak : an illustrated guide to the art of kayaking

Author: Gary McGuffin; Joanie McGuffin
Publisher: Erin, Ont. : Boston Mills Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: Paddle Your Own Canoe set a new standard for how-to-canoe books. In this much-anticipated follow-up, Gary and Joanie McGuffin use the same model for the art of kayaking. The authors discuss the kayak's Inuit history, types of kayaking, recommended kayak sizes and shapes, and proper gear and clothing. They also offer expert, step-by-step instructions on all of the sport's essential techniques. Illustrated  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary McGuffin; Joanie McGuffin
ISBN: 1550464647 9781550464641 9781770850125 1770850120
OCLC Number: 179827605
Description: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Contents: 1: Way of the kayak --
2: Kayak --
3: Outfit --
4: Balancing the body --
5: Carrying and launching the kayak --
6: Fundamentals of paddling --
7: Getting centered --
8: Strokes and maneuvers --
9: Safety and rescue equipment --
10: Capsize recoveries and rescues --
11: Navigation --
12: Weather, wind, waves and tides --
13: Planning your own adventure --
14: Tying it all together --
15: Building your own kayak --
16: Paddle your own kayak --
Selected reading and resources --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Gary & Joanie McGuffin.
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Well-illustrated with more than 600 color photographs, this how-to book achieves as high a standard as the authors' Paddle Your Own Canoe with step-by-step instructions on essential techniques, and  Read more...

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The quality of writing, the gorgeous photography along with brilliant, easily followed how-to graphics make this new book fun to browse even if you have no intention of kayaking. For those just Read more...

 
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