THE COASTAL KAYAKER MANUAL
Once a unique form of transportation, now a popular avenue to recreation and adventure, sea kayaking is an exciting way to enjoy the world's costal waters. Whether you are a seasoned paddler or an enthusiastic novice, you know there is more to kayaking than boats and paddles. You can find it all in the Coastal Kayaker's Manual. The third edition of this hands-on guide presents a broad range of information on equipment, techniques, safety, navigation, and trip planning all with an eye toward proficiency. It goes beyond the how-tos to offer advice on gaining experience, understanding your limits, judging potentially dangerous situations taking risks and paddling defensively. An invaluable reference, this book belongs in every sea kayaker's library.