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Paddle Your Own Kayak: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Kayaking

$30.00 CAD

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SKU: B006 Category:


Publisher: Boston Mills Press
Publish date: 2012
Special feature: Autographed
ISBN: 1770850120
Pages: 208
High quality paperback

Paddle Your Own Kayak sets a new standard for how-to kayak books. The authors, Gary and Joanie offer expert, step-by-step instructions on all of the sport’s essential techniques. They also discuss the kayak’s Inuit history, types of kayaking, recommended kayak sizes and shapes, and proper gear and clothing.

Illustrated with more than 600 colour photographs and illustrations, Paddle Your Own Kayak is designed for both seasoned and novice kayaker, offering guidance on:

  • Balancing the body
  • Strokes and maneuvers
  • Paddling fundamentals
  • Recoveries and rescues
  • Carrying and launching
  • Weather and water conditions techniques
  • Building your own kayak
  • Navigation methods

A special section on kayak camping provides good advice on what to look for in a destination, packing your kayak, first aid and much more.


Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 0.5 × 8.5 in


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