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The complete book of sea kayaking

Author: Derek C Hutchinson; Wayne Horodowich
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : FalconGuides, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth edition, 40th anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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"The most comprehensive guide for sea kayakers of all levels. First published in 1976, The Complete 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, an international authority on sea kayaking, it describes equipment, basic and advanced techniques, weather and navigation, and is
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hutchinson, Derek C.
Complete book of sea kayaking.
Guilford, Connecticut : FalconGuides, [2018]
(DLC) 2018026184
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek C Hutchinson; Wayne Horodowich
ISBN: 9781493024230 149302423X
OCLC Number: 1039445848
Notes: "Distributed by NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Carl Ladd --
Letter to Derek / Bob Burbett --
Equipment --
Capsize recoveries --
Strokes and maneuvering --
Bracing and support --
Rolling a kayak --
Racing --
Waves --
Negotiating and playing in the surf zone --
Tides and tidal streams --
Winds and weather --
Navigation --
Rescue procedures --
Touring and trips --
Arctic origins of the sea kayak.
Other Titles: Sea kayaking
Responsibility: Derek C. Hutchinson ; revised by Wayne Horodowich.

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"The most comprehensive guide for sea kayakers of all levels. First published in 1976, The Complete 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, an international authority on sea kayaking, it describes equipment, basic and advanced techniques, weather and navigation, and is illustrated throughout by the author's own drawings and color photographs. This new 40th anniversary edition has been completely updated in line with the latest sea kayaking developments by Wayne Horodowich, a longtime friend of Hutchinson's and the founder of University of Sea Kayaking."--

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