In , Ted pioneered the woodstrip-epoxy boatbuilding system for canoes and, since then, has promoted the fine art of wooden canoe and kayak construction.
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Guy de la Rupelle after having been to Hokkaido several times by motorcycle and meeting furtively these Ainu decides to take a longer look at who they are exactly and their current situation. To give a sense of purpose to his journey he packs two folding kayaks in his car, all his camping gear and spends six weeks meeting as many Ainu as he can, camps and paddles in the lakes, rivers and along the coastline of this amazing island, certainly the last wilderness left in Japan.
It has been said that a good travel book is one in which the reader will discover new things as he travels with the writer. This is certainly the case.
The reader will get a better sense of who the Ainu are through their voices as well as read about a part of Japan seldom written about by Westerners. A guide to white-water boating, with information on rivers in the United States and Canada, equipment, various types of inflatable craft, the routine of an expedition, and safety and emergency procedures. The official canoeing and kayaking instruction instruction handbook of the British Canoe Union. This book is an invaluable source of information for novice and experts.
The official word on kayaking basics from the American Canoe Association, the nation's most respected authority on paddling, Essentials of Kayak Touring and Essentials of River Kayaking provide beginning paddlers with everything they need to enjoy a safe kayak outing. Beginning with instructions on how to be safe in the water, including proper use of equipment, preparing for cold, wind, and waves, and learning basic skills such as how to maintain their balance, these texts provide thorough information for those just starting to paddle.
Find out how to select a kayak, proper lifting and carrying techniques, and how to launch it into the water. With well-written text and illustrations, learn all the basic strokes and maneuvers and important rescue techniques.
Appendices include a glossary of kayaking terms and a list of resource organizations. Paddling safely requires, above all, the exercise of good judgment.
And part of developing good judgment is understanding the challenges and hazards inherent in any situation and one's own ability to meet them. Author Michael Jeneid has hand-picked the most scenic and enjoyable kayaking areas for both beginners and experts.
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With this fact-filled book you can find the hidden kayak spots. The 24 trips include daytrips, overnight trips, easy paddles, options for canoers, and real adventurers for the advanced kayaker.
Phillip Jones has been exploring the Northwest by canoe and kayak for more than 20 years, and presents his favourite outings in this completely revised guide to paddling the flat-water rivers and lakes of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.
Most of these trips can be done in a day, although some can be combined for longer journeys. For each trip, you'll find complete information on where to launch, trip rating, distance, best time to go, points of interest, hazards, portages, and more.
There are also tips on canoe and kayak paddling techniques, safety techniques, what to do if you capsize, transporting boats, and shuttling cars. This book is a modern guide to sea kayaking by one of the leading exponents of the sport who is also a highly respected coach in this field. He shares his knowledge with you in his own succinct humorous style and very visual approach.
In this book Gordon covers topics of kayaking history, physiology, boat and paddle dynamics, seamanship and navigation, safety and rescue, weather forecasting, caves, rockhopping and tidal races, expeditions and overnighting, as well as a wealth of tips and resources for the sea paddler.
This is a visually stunning book printed on gsm silk paper filled with top quality photographs.
Over seventy photographs and illustrations help to make this an essential modern manual for the sea kayaker.