The Practical Guide To Kayaking & Canoeing
by Bill Mattos
Lorenz Books, Anness Publishing, 2002, colour photographs through, large format hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, illustrated end-papers, ISBN 0754810658
Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners (see photographs)
'An illustrated reference manual to introduce and develop kayaking and canoeing skills and techniques for beginners and intermediates.
The ultimate how-to guide to kayaking and canoeing, both for novices and more experienced intermediate-level paddlers.
Expert instruction on mastering the basic skills as a beginner on flat water, and progressing to the challenges of white water, open water and the sea.
The practicalities of paddling: boats, clothing and equipment; reading weather conditions; understanding hydrodynamics
Keeping safe on the water: essential safety, rescue and first aid advice for paddlers.
Superbly illustrated in full colour with clear step-by-step sequences and dynamic action photographs.'