Canoeing and Kayaking
A Guide to the State's Best Paddling Routes
Paperback ISBN: 0762791268
From the canyons of Big Bend to the cypress swamps of Pine Island Bayou, the waters of Texas have something for most every type of paddler and every paddling mood. One might float the diminutive Comal River, argued to be the shortest river in the world. Another might dig deep and follow the four-day, 260-mile route of the Texas Water Safari, which Canoe & Kayak Magazine referred to as “The World’s Toughest Canoe Race.
Paddling to Winter
A Couple's Wilderness Journey from Lake Superior to the Canadian North
Paperback ISBN: 0983518920
Julie Buckles and Charly Ray built a wood and canvas canoe, exchanged marriage vows, and paddled away from their front yard, planning to travel 2,700 miles to the Arctic Ocean and winter over in a tiny cabin. What a honeymoon! Told in Julie's page-turning style, their story is full of humor and humility, rapids and relationships, love and life. It's an adventure about a couple's wilderness journey from Lake Superior to the Canadian north.
The Practical Handbook of Kayaking & Canoeing
Step-by-Step Instruction in Every Technique, from Beginner to Advanced Levels, Shown in More Than 700 Action-Packed Photographs and Diagrams
Paperback ISBN: 1780193491
The ultimate how-to guide to the exciting water sports for both novices and more experienced intermediate-level paddlers, with techniques for mastering flat water, white water, open water and the sea.
Kayaks of Alaska and Siberia
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 1889963100
The story of Qayaq is one of the most enduring legends of Alaskan folklore, and this revised edition of the text by Emily Ivanoff Brown present the myth for the modern reader in vivid detail. Qayaq recounts the epic tale of the hero Qayag as he leaves his hom in Siilvik Lake and journeys across northern Alaska and Canada. Talking animals, supernatural gods, and Qayaq's many adventures weave together in this lyrical oral narrative, which took days or even weeks for actual storytellers to recite. Enhanced with a new scholarly introduction, Qayaq is a masterpiece of Alaskan folklore that shares the richness of Eskimo literary heritage.
Quiet Water Mid-atlantic
Amc's Canoe and Kayak Guide to the Best Ponds, Lakes, and Easy Rivers, from Pennsylvania to Virginia
Paperback ISBN: 1628420871
Explore the scenic lakes, ponds, and rivers of the Mid-Atlantic region with this brand new guide from AMC's trusted Quiet Water series. Quiet Water Mid-Atlantic features 60 of the best flat-water paddling locations in eastern New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.. With trips for all skill levels, this curated list is ideal for families, anglers, canoeists, and kayakers. Each trip presents detailed descriptions of the lake, pond, or river, with maps, photographs, paddling routes, and GPS coordinates to the access point. An at-a-glance chart makes it easy to select and plan trips, with helpful information on trip time, distance, difficulty, and special features. You'll also find a detailed resource list of local outfitters, safety and equipment tips, and complete driving, parking, and put-in instructions.
Ripples of Wisdom
A Journey Through Mud and Truth
Paperback ISBN: 0981930751
For her 50th birthday, Nancy Scheibe paddled the upper Mississippi River. The little trip evolved into a decade-long journey of the entire Mississippi. Ripples of Wisdom details her six-week, 634-mile journey from Red Wing, MN, to St. Louis, MO.
Sea Kayak Rescue
The Definitive Guide to Modern Reentry and Recovery Techniques
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 076274328x
This book is a comprehensive course in all the techniques of sea kayak rescue for beginning, intermediate, and advanced paddlers. Step-by-step photos illustrate the many ways to right a swamped or capsized boat and safely reenter the kayak. Covering both self-rescues and assisted-rescues, this manual provides additional information on towing disabled boats and rescuing swimmers.
Sea Kayaker's Deep Trouble
True Stories and Their Lessons from Sea Kayaker Magazine
Paperback ISBN: 0070084998
This riveting book offers 20 harrowing, real-life tales of sea kayaking accidents that will not only keep readers on the edge of their seats, but also instruct them with potentially life-saving lessons.
Sea Kayaker's More Deep Trouble
More True Stories and Their Lessons from Sea Kayaker Magazine
Paperback ISBN: 0071770097
A gripping collection of kayaking accident stories that remind us of what can happen when safety is left on shore In Sea Kayaker’s More Deep Trouble, twenty-seven more stories of kayaking accidents are told with compassion and wisdom. Each is accompanied by advice to prevent other kayaking accidents and deaths. This book, a follow-up edition to Sea Kayaker’s Deep Trouble, features stories from the "Safety" section of Sea Kayaker magazine. "Lessons Learned" at the end of each story provides insights and analysis of the accident. Illustrations for the stories include maps and photos. Perfect for sea kayakers of all levels, instructors, and armchair paddlers Reviews “The most interesting and relevant book yet on sea kayaking.