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Sea Kayaker's More Deep Trouble

Sea Kayaker's More Deep Trouble

  • Author: Christopher Cunningham
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 007177985X
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 192
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29 STORIES THAT ILLUSTRATE WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN SAFETY IS LEFT ON SHORE Sea Kayaker's Deep Trouble was a bestselling warning to kayakers: Do not let ignorance or arrogance get you hurt or even killed. Thousands heeded Deep Trouble's tales of tragedy; but even with the benefits of evolving technology and more safety options, kayakers still fall prey to human error. To renew the cautious attitude of seasoned paddlers and to instill safe practices in kayaking newbies, Sea Kayaker's More Deep Trouble presents more stories of kayaking trials, rescues, and tragedy. In these 29 stories collected from Sea Kayaker magazine, survivors and witnesses tell of their experiences with the dangers and risks of kayaking. You will feel the cold rush of water when paddlers fall in, the panic they feel when they do not know how to rescue themselves, and the anxiousness of loved ones waiting to hear any news. You will learn how whale watching could cost you your life, how life-saving electronics are only as good as the batteries you have in them, and how a float plan can initiate a timely search and rescue. End-of-story Lessons Learned summaries suggest what to do if you find yourself in similar unfortunate situations. Read these tales, understand the lessons learned in these incidents, and respect the advice given as you take your next kayaking adventure. This tome of danger and survival may ultimately save your life.

Sea Kayaking Central and Northern California, 2nd

Sea Kayaking Central and Northern California, 2nd

The Best Days Trips and Tours from the Lost Coast to Pismo Beach

  • Author: Roger Schumann
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 076279397X
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 288
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Sea kayaking opens up a whole world of exploration. It's an exciting way to enjoy the beauty of America's coastal regions. In Sea Kayaking in Central and Northern California, readers are able discover the very best kayaking trips in the Pacific ocean. Drawing on the author's years of in-depth experience, Sea Kayaking in Central and Northern California is essential reading for beginners and experienced kayakers alike. This new edition is totally revised and updated. Look inside to find: GPS coordinates for all launch sites and landmarks 7 new trips, now extending all the way south to Pismo Beach New “quick trips” sections in each area with basic launch site info for dozens more trips, including “Bay Area Lakes and Reservoirs” Where to find kayak rentals nearby Correct street addresses for launch sites that will work with your car’s GPS Addresses for important websites, including downloadable NOAA charts for many trips, National Weather Service Marine Forecasts and Aerial Photos of the launch sites for most trips, and Live Web Cams where available.

Sea Kayaking Central and Northern California

Sea Kayaking Central and Northern California

The Best Days Trips and Tours from the Lost Coast to Pismo Beach

  • Author: Roger Schumann
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 0762793988
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 288
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Describes the best sea kayaking trips in Central and Northern California, including whitewater, stillwater, and coastal excursions. Includes detailed maps with access points and landmarks; flow charts indicating optimum floating seasons on rivers; and tide information for the ocean trips.

Kayaking

Kayaking

  • Author: Allison Stark Draper,Serena J. Thomas
  • Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • ISBN: 1499462344
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 64
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Kayaking is an ancient activity that was once key to the survival of Inuit peoples. It has since become a recreational pursuit popular among young and old alike. Readers will be excited to take to the water after learning the basics of kayaking, including proper paddle control and performing a roll. Beginners will learn where they can enjoy a leisurely introduction to kayaking with a scenic guided tour and how they can work their way up to the difficult rapids tackled by advanced kayakers. Important terms, equipment, strokes, and the differences between sea and whitewater kayaking are also covered.

Preventing Fatal Incidents in School and Youth Group Camps and Excursions

Preventing Fatal Incidents in School and Youth Group Camps and Excursions

Understanding the Unthinkable

  • Author: Andrew Brookes
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319898825
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 241
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This book approaches the prevention of fatal incidents in outdoor education and related fields through detailed study of past tragedies. Although safety in many fields is built on accumulated lessons from past incidents, tragedies on school or youth group camps and excursions are so infrequent and so widely scattered that knowledge from previous incidents can elude those who would benefit. Nevertheless, the emergence of unlearned lessons from the past weighs heavily when those affected by a tragedy judge whether an incident should have been prevented. This book provides a foundation for a detailed and comprehensive understanding of fatality prevention in outdoor education, and in youth camps and excursions. It compiles, examines, and analyses information on fatal incidents that have occurred over many decades, involving many kinds of groups and endeavours, from around the globe. No previous work has attempted this task.

Sea Kayak Paddling Through History

Sea Kayak Paddling Through History

Vancouver & Victoria

  • Author: Aileen Stalker,Andrew Nolan
  • Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781894765572
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 188
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"If the first person who lands gets to name the spot, Vancouver should be called Snauq for the First Nations village that was in the Kitsilano area or Khwaykhway (whoi-whoi) for the village in Stanley Park. . . ."Experience inner-city paddling with a guide that tells the story of BC's biggest city from water level. Explore history with the tales behind the people, bridges, lighthouses, museums and watercraft that come to life in this guide, which also includes a section on Victoria. Paddling through History explains place names, geology and other highlights, and is illustrated with maps and photos.

Complete Sea Kayak Touring

Complete Sea Kayak Touring

  • Author: Jonathan Hanson
  • Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
  • ISBN: 9780070262041
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 218
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This is a comprehensive manual for planning sea kayaking expeditions, covering everything from provisioning, equipment, navigation and bivouacking to kayak sailing. It includes first aid kit and repair lists, as well as tips on navigation, weather and safety.

Sea Kayaking in Florida

Sea Kayaking in Florida

  • Author: David Gluckman,Mark Gluckman
  • Publisher: Pineapple Press Inc
  • ISBN: 156164322X
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 205
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This revised guide to a fast-growing water sport is for both novices and experienced kayakers. Whether you want to fish or just watch wildlife, sea kayaking offers new ways to enjoy Florida's hidden bays and open oceans. You'll find the latest information for a kayaking adventure: boats, camping, clothing, and gear, as well as an expanded list of boat liveries and outfitters. Learn about the birds, wildlife, and coastal vegetation you can expect to see as you paddle Florida's coasts. In this new edition you'll find new maps and campsite guides to the Big Bend Sea Grasses Saltwater Paddling Trail, as well as an expanded trail itinerary allowing you to see even more of Florida's "nature coast." There are also additional tips, maps, and campsite locations for paddling the open water of the Everglades. Though the Everglades and the Big Bend are the two most important paddling areas of the state, the rest of the coastline is also described, highlighting Florida's history and geography.

Canoe & Kayak

Canoe & Kayak

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Canoes and canoeing
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Youth's Companion

Youth's Companion

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  • Publisher: N.A
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