Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation, 3rd (Sea Kayaking How- To) - Softcover
Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation is the authoritative source for information needed to chart an accurate course in a sea kayak, whether on open water or between islands or icebergs. Covers chart reading; compass use; finding and keeping track of position; predicting tides and currents; trip planning; navigating at night, in fog, and in boat and ship traffic; and much more.
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Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation contains all the information needed to chart an accurate course, whether on open water or between islands-or icebergs. Whether a novice or a seasoned veteran, whether paddling calm or choppy waters, whether a kayaker or a sailor, you will benefit from this book's indispensable knowledge. This comprehensive resource also includes up-to-date details on new technology that can aid navigation, such as Global Positioning Systems. With this guide, both amateurs and experienced seamen can paddle the seas safely and confidently. (5 1/2 X 8 1/2, 342 pages, index, appendix, black-and-white charts and illustrations)
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- Publication date1999
- ISBN 10 076270473X
- ISBN 13 9780762704736
- Edition number3
- Number of pages352