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Menasha Ridge Press :: Canoeing and Kayaking :: Essentials of River Kayaking
Essentials of River Kayaking
Essentials of River Kayaking 
    The official word on river kayaking basics from the American Canoe Association, the nation's most respected authority on paddling, Introduction to River Kayaking provides beginning paddlers with everything they need to enjoy a safe kayak outing. With an emphasis on safety and kayak handling technique, Introduction to River Kayaking is the primary learning text for beginning kayakers, and for experienced kayakers who want to revisit the vital basics of river kayaking.

    Paddling safely requires, above all, the exercise of good judgment. And part of developing good judgment means understanding the challenges and hazards inherent in any situation and one's own ability to meet them. What are the Essentials of River Kayaking? - Safety to safely paddle on rivers up through Class I, perform self-rescue, and respond to emergencies - Enjoyment to become aware of paddling opportunities and the rewards of lifetime participation in paddling - Skills to acquire the ability to safely and enjoyably paddle on Class I rivers

    Essentials of River Kayaking
features: Real-life paddling scenarios The latest in kayaking safety and technology Illustrations and photographs of essential gear, boats, strokes, maneuvers, and rescue techniques Review questions and answers designed for the ACA's Essentials of River Kayaking course Detailed glossary of terms and important waterway safety information.


About American Canoe Association
    Founded in 1880, The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport recreation. Through an extensive, multi year research process, the Board of Directors has declared the ACA's Strategic Tenets. These represent the core foundation of the organization and will guide the ACA into the future. The heart of the ACA is the people who paddle, cherish and protect the waterways of America.  The ACA is a member based organization composed of those who enjoy recreating on and protecting America's wonderful and diverse waterways.

Author American Canoe Association
ISBN 978-0-89732-586-8
Quantity in stock 71 item(s) available
Weight 1.00 lbs
Market price $6.95
Price: $5.21


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