In addition, the content is in line with the updated accreditation standards from the Association for Experiential Education. With this award-winning how-to guide, Shelley gets you out there sea kayaking safely and happily for years, whether on your backyard pond or across salty harbours. Being prepared makes the difference between survival and disaster. Planning Your Dream Trip; Chapter 13. None delve into the specifics of both topics like Effective Leadership in Adventure Programming, Third Edition, does. Author by : Philip N.
Once the sport of a very few long-distance paddlers embarking on international expeditions, then the recreational pursuit of many weekend tourers, sea kayaking is now popular with many day trippers as well. Numerous chapters explore the skills leaders need, with topics that include technical activity, safety and risk management, environment, organization, instruction, and facilitation. Author Shelley Johnson's passion for kayaking and her ability to share that passion has been honed by years of guiding trips and teaching courses throughtout the United States and Canada. Now you can benefit from her hard-won and time-tested experiences and learn everything from basic paddling strokes and rolling techniques to advanced navigation and trip logistics. As more and more paddlers take to the water—for the day, the weekend or many months, this classic guide continues to be required reading for those seeking adventure on the open ocean. Included in this new edition is much-needed information about buying used sea kayaks, as well as detailed tips for stretching to prevent fatigue and injury, allowing longer, more enjoyable days on the water.
Click Download or Read Online button to get the complete sea kayakers handbook second edition book now. New for this edition are hints about digital technologies for planning and navigating while kayak touring as well as lots of tips for outfitting boats, adapting equipment and finessing fishing technique while kayak angling—whether casting and jigging for fun on a day trip or trolling for dinner on a longer expedition. The author breaks down the basics and builds up to more advanced knowledge and skills. New for this edition are hints about digital technologies for planning and navigating while kayak touring as well as lots of tips for outfitting boats, adapting equipment and finessing fishing technique while kayak angling—whether casting and jigging for fun on a day trip or trolling for dinner on a longer expedition. It will help readers know why they should work in the profession and understand how they can make a difference by being an effective outdoor leader. .
Real Life Paddling; Chapter 8. Getting Into and Out of the Water -- The Wet Exit -- The Solo Reentry -- The Assisted Reentry -- A Final Word on Rescues -- Rolling -- 7. The text extends the focus on evidence-based models, theories, and best practices, showing that science and research are as important to the profession as the natural beauty of the environment. He shares his knowledge with you in his own succinct humorous style and very visual approach. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the the complete sea kayakers handbook gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. Getting Into and Out of the Water; Chapter 7.
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. Finding Your Way: Kayak Navigation; Chapter 9. There are also tips on canoe and kayak paddling techniques, safety techniques, what to do if you capsize, transporting boats, and shuttling cars. Accessories and Clothing; Chapter 4. Sea Kayaking covers boat design, kit requirements, paddling skills, health and well-being, meteorology, the ocean environment, navigation, communications, conservation andminimal-impact camping, conservation, seamanship, electrical bilge pumps, solar panels, light sources, boat repairs, leadership, risk management, basic safety and survival strategies , as well as a brief overview about the history and various types of canoeing.
Veteran sea kayaker John Lull has written the most comprehensive manual available on sea kayaking safety. As a sport, sea kayaking continues to evolve. Everything a kayaker needs is here-gear, equipment, and technique: from basic paddle strokes to the Eskimo Roll, from making your first tentative paddle to an ext Shelley Johnson, a passionate and articulate sea kayaking professional with years of paddling and teaching experience, offers a complete, authoritative, and thorough treatment of the entire sea kayaking spectrum. Controlling Your Kayak -- Balance and the Art of Staying Upright -- Your Paddle Grip -- Forward Stroke -- Back Stroke -- Turning Sweep Strokes -- Support Strokes Braces -- Draw Strokes -- Stern Ruddering Strokes -- Adaptive Paddling -- 6. The first edition of this book helped define the body of knowledge for an emerging profession. Her writing is clear and concise, sprinkled with bits of humor and many tips gleamed from her years working as a kayak instructor, guide and outfitter. The author's practical advice and clear explanations ring true because she knows they work- she and her students have tested them all for you.
The book is a valuable resource for the training and education of future outdoor leaders. The authors also examine leadership styles and conditional leadership issues, communication, sound judgment, decision making, problem solving, and the trends and issues in adventure programming. Category: Kayaking Author : Derek C. It covers everything from boats and gear to paddling techniques, rescues and recoveries, navigation, planning and provisioning, camping and cookery, cold-weather paddling, and more. Even though the title is for sea kayaking I got the book for flatwater sit on top kayaking and feel it still covered everything I needed to know to begin.
It describes equipment, basic and advanced techniques, weather and navigation, and is illustrated throughout. The Complete Folding Kayaker, the first guide to choosing, using, and enjoying this most liberating of personal watercraft, is now updated with more boat reviews, more modification tips from readers of Folding Kayaker, and a new chapter on assembly. So pack your kayak for your next adventure on the water! Now this book boasts 352 pages with changes throughout to reflect the growth of kayaking as a sport. As a sport, sea kayaking continues to evolve. Her writing is clear and concise, sprinkled with bits of humor and many tips gleamed from her years working as a kayak instructor, guide and outfitter.