The Art of Kayaking is a definitive kayaking manual, revealing all you need to know about paddling, from necessary skills to essential gear. It is distilled from Nigel Foster’s innovative instructing, expedition experience, and expertise in kayak and paddle design. Find sound advice, alternative techniques that might suit you better, and subtleties to add finesse and control for the competent. Finesse technique is followed by sections showing how to adapt and apply the techniques to open water, wind and waves, surf, tidal rapids, and rock zones. Expedition planning includes sections on charts, tides, weather, and buoys. Color photo action sequences, maps, and diagrams, lead in an easy-to-follow progression through the book offering information for all levels from beginner to expert. There is something for everyone.
The Art of Kayaking
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- PublisherFalcon Guides (April 1, 2017)
- Page Count328
- Dimensions (inches)9.52 x 7.44 x 0.74
- Item Weight1.73