How to Paddle Series | Rowman & Littlefield
How to Paddle Series
A generously photographed and illustrated handbook for beginners and seasoned paddlers, Kayaking Made Easy is brimming with advice, humor, and personal anecdotes about every aspect of flatwater and sea kayaking. Dennis Stuhaug, an encouraging and enthusiastic instructor, takes a step-by-step approach to introducing kayaking gear, strokes, maneuvers, and the complexities of long-distance navigation. This edition is completely updated with information about new equipment and techniques, all accompanied by stunning full-color photos.This book will help you:Choose the right hull for your needsOutfit your kayak with seat, flotation, spray deck, and other fittingsMaster basic maneuvers, from the sweep stroke to the sculling braceAssemble a kayaking wardrobe that's comfortable and affordableSafely navigate the hazards of wind, fog, eddies, and rip currentsEnsure that all your companions, including the kids, have a terrific time