This is a modern illustrated how to guide to kayaking, with authoritative information for beginners as well as the experienced paddler, all delivered with humour and enthusiasm.
Presented in colour with easy-to-follow, step-by-step photographic sequences and inspirational action images, this manual covers everything from flat water through to ocean paddling, white water and surfing. The book also explains the clothing and equipment required for every type of kayaking and, of course, the boats and paddles themselves, as well as weather, hydrodynamics, safety and rescue.
Kayaking is a growing sport both in Europe and in the US. Bill Mattos is both an accomplished kayaker and an experienced author. Trusted Haynes step-by-step approach to equipment, skills and techniques. Supported by full-colour bespoke photography throughout.