Welsh Sea Kayaking

Fifty Great Sea Kayak Voyages
Author: Jim Krawiecki,Andy Biggs
Publisher: Pesda Press
ISBN: 9780954706180
Category: Sea kayaking
Page: 272
View: 2596
A selection of fifty great sea kayak voyages around the coast of Wales. From the Dee Estuary to the Bristol Channel, the Welsh coastline in all its varied guises provides a fantastic playground for the sea kayaker. The fifty journeys selected cover all of the interesting parts of the coast and provide easy sheltered paddles, testing offshore trips for the adventurous and everything in between. Illustrated with superb colour photographs and useful maps throughout, this book is a practical guide to help you select and plan trips. It will provide inspiration for future voyages and a souvenir of journeys undertaken. As well as providing essential information on where to start and finish, distances, times and tidal information, the book does much to stimulate and inform our interest in the environment we are passing through. It is full of facts and anecdotes about local history, geology, scenery, seabirds and sea mammals. A fascinating read and an inspirational book.

Sea Kayak Handling

Author: Doug Cooper
Publisher: Pesda Press
ISBN: 1906095183
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 104
View: 7974
A practical guide that will help you to master the skills needed to manoeuvre a sea kayak efficiently. For beginner and intermediate paddlers. Doug draws on his personal and coaching experience to help the reader master sea kayak handling skills and techniques. Accurate sequential photos and simple concise language make the descriptions easy to follow and understand. The foundation skills of posture, connectivity (how your body is connected to the kayak), power transfer and learning to 'feel' how the boat responds, are explored initially. The author then goes on to tackle forward paddling, keeping the kayak on course, reverse paddling, edging, turning on the spot, forward turns on the move, reverse turns on the move, stern rudders, moving sideways, support strokes, and the use of skegs and rudders. Sea Kayak Handling is recommended as support material for the British Canoe Union 3 and 4 Star (Sea) awards. (The 1 star is a novice 'encouragement' award, the 2 star covers basic generic kayak skills, the 3 star basic/intermediate sea specific skills and experience, and the 4 star covers intermediate sea specific skills and leadership in moderate conditions).

Sea Kayaking

A Guide for Sea Canoeists
Author: Philip Woodhouse
Publisher: BalboaPress
ISBN: 1452508496
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 380
View: 9802
In Sea Kayaking, , comprehensive guide for those who travel the open waters in the Southern Hemisphere, Philip Woodhouse, Australian paddler and Royal Australian Air Force veteran, shares his years of experience, technical training, and military teaching skills. What began as a personal reference was soon developed as a training manual, recommended by the Victorian Sea Kayak Club to its membersand East Coast Kayaking to their patrons and Australian Canoeing students. Sea Kayaking covers boat design, kit requirements, paddling skills, health and well-being, meteorology, the ocean environment, navigation, communications, conservation andminimal-impact camping, conservation, seamanship, electrical bilge pumps, solar panels, light sources, boat repairs, leadership, risk management, basic safety and survival strategies , as well as a brief overview about the history and various types of canoeing.. There is also a comprehensive glossary to assist the reader in understanding the terms and concepts discussed in the main text. Woodhouse’s work differs from most manuals about sea kayaking in that it is written from the perspective of someone who paddles the Southern Hemisphere. As such, the major differences between the two hemispheres—weather patterns, navigation, laws, and terminology—are discussed, as well as compared to their Northern Hemisphere counterparts. In the end, paddling skills are paddling skills, hypothermia is hypothermia, and twenty-five-knot winds are twenty-five-knot winds. A three-metre tidal range can still produce a long haul across mud flats when the tide is out—and landing through two-metre surf is still scary (though a lot of fun), no matter where you paddle.

Liverpool Canoe Club 2011 (Black & White)

Author: Liverpool Canoe Club
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1471656837
Page: N.A
View: 9081

South West Sea Kayaking

Isle of Wight to the Severn Estuary
Author: Mark Rainsley
Publisher: Echo eBooks Limited
ISBN: 1906095280
Category: Sea kayaking
Page: 272
View: 6820
The south-west coast of England is described in 50 great sea kayaking voyages, from the Severn Estuary to the Isle of Wight. The book also presents all the navigational and tidal information a sea kayaker needs on this section of coast.

Sea Kayaker Magazine's Handbook of Safety and Resc

Author: Doug Alderson,Doug Alderson Michael Pardy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071435628
Page: 199
View: 582
From two of Canada's premier sea kayaking instructors and the leading magazine of the sport comes the ideal book for any paddler wanting to venture safely beyond sheltered waters. This essential handbook shows how to understand weather, waves, and currents; use emergency communications; analyze risk; and perform a wide variety of kayak rescues.

Sea Kayaking

Author: Nigel Robinson,Alun Richardson
Publisher: Crowood Press
ISBN: 9781861268273
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 173
View: 7542
Sea Kayaking, one of the oldest forms of transportation, provides a diversity of exhilarating opportunities, including long sea crossings, groundbreaking expeditions to isolated areas, playing in the surf, journeying to remote beaches, or simply providing a platform from which to observe the fauna and flora of coastal waters. This stunningly photographed survey covers minimal-impact sea kayaking, how to choose a kayak, safety tips and rescues, how to navigate, and much more.


Author: Vicki McAuley
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Aus.
ISBN: 9781742622279
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 372
View: 7000
On January 11th, 2007, Andrew McCauley set off from Tasmania in a sea kayak, aiming to be the first person to paddle the 1600 kilometres to New Zealand. It was to be the culmination of a lifetime of expeditions that had seen him awarded the coveted Australian Geographic Adventurer of the Year and establish himself as one of the world's most respected and admired adventurers. A month later, New Zealand authorities received a garbled distress call from him. His kayak was spotted drifting and waterlogged just 80 kilometres from the New Zealand coast. His body was never found. Vicki McAuley, Andrew's wife and the mother of his young child, has written an extraordinary book about her husband and his final voyage. Using Andrew's journals, his video log and Vicki's personal experience, the journey is brought vividly to life. Solo is a love story, an adventure story and a heartfelt examination of what it is to feel most alive, even when brazenly tempting death. Not since Into Thin Air have we come closer to understanding the adrenaline surge of high adventure, and its tragic consequences.

Southern Exposure

A Solo Sea Kayaking Journey Around New Zealand's South Island
Author: Chris Duff
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9780762725953
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 288
View: 9112
An extraordinary account of the author's 1700-mile circumnavigation of New Zealand's South Island by sea kayak, combining high adventure on terrifying seas with an inner journey of the mind.

The Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook

Author: Shelley Johnson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071362108
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 307
View: 7302
The Complete Sea Kayaker’s Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the full sea kayaking spectrum, bringing a fresh approach and a dynamic voice to the subject. Author of the critically acclaimed Sea Kayaking: A Woman’s Guide, Shelley Johnson covers all the bases for beginning to advanced sea kayakers. It’s all here, from selecting the right kayak and gear to preparing and making an extended tour, mastering the strokes, rolls, and exit techniques; navigating; and much more.

Sea kayaking

a manual for long-distance touring
Author: John Dowd
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780888943057
Category: Canoes and canoeing
Page: 240
View: 3899

Complete Sea Kayak Touring

Author: Jonathan Hanson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071461283
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 240
View: 2200
Written by the 1997 National Outdoor Book Award winner, a veteran kayaking instructor and guide Complete update of a top-selling guide "Strongly recommended" by the Folding Kayaker newsletter Kayaking is the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. boating market

The Welsh Rivers

The Complete Guidebook to Canoeing and Kayaking the Rivers of Wales
Author: Chris Sladden,Tom Laws,Patrick Clissold
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780951614730
Category: Canoes and canoeing
Page: 324
View: 1276
A comprehensive guidebook to canoeing and kayaking the rivers of Wales. Nearly all the rivers of the principality are covered, mostly from navigable source to sea or confluence. From lazy gentle tours suitable for families, to raging torrents and waterfalls, there are over 180 rivers and 2000 kilometres of paddling.

Sea Kayaking Canada's West Coast

Author: John G Ince,Hedi Köttner
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780969106401
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 240
View: 5612

Sticking With It

A sea kayak odyssey around Britain
Author: Rowland Woollven
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783062274
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 240
View: 660
“Looking around the room, through something of a deafening haze, I realised that of the 17 or so people who had paddled around the British Isles at that time, no fewer than half were here. And so, in that moment, the idea was born. One day I was going to join that club.” This is an account of the 19th circumnavigation of Britain by sea kayak – by the oldest paddler to complete this, the premier sea kayak expedition in British waters. In 2008, Rowland Woollven and Cath Tanner set off from Ilfracombe in North Devon with the intention of returning there – via Cape Wrath and Dover! – later that same year. Things did not quite go according to plan, however; beset by bad weather and other delays, it was not until 2012 that Rowland, now accompanied by Wendy and Barry Bramley, paddled back into Ilfracombe Harbour. Sticking With It is the intensely personal story of how one man’s dream unfolded, reaching a successful conclusion after epic adventures around more than 2,000 nautical miles of Britain’s stunning coastline. Share the lows and highs of an extended expedition – from days spent wet and cold, stormbound, in remote locations, to the views and experiences of the coast open only to those who adventure in sea kayaks. Although they combine to complete one overall voyage, this is an account of three very different expeditions, each with its own personality. What does it feel like to have to paddle for one’s life – and how does it feel to finally accomplish a long sought-after dream? Sticking With It is Rowland’s fascinating story, and will appeal to fans of travel writing, in particular sailing and kayaking.

Das Leben der Rebecca Jones

Author: Angharad Price
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423424680
Category: Fiction
Page: 200
View: 769
Eine literarische Perle – ein Werk von Anmut, Schönheit und tiefem Gefühl Rebbeca Jones wird Anfang des letzten Jahrhunderts in eine kleine ländliche Gemeinde im Maesglasau Tal in Wales hineingeboren. Ihre Familie hat das Land dort seit über tausend Jahren bewirtschaftet. Drei ihrer Brüder sind von einer genetisch bedingten Blindheit betroffen, und gerade dieses Handicap ermöglicht ihnen den Zugang zu Bildung und Erziehung außerhalb von Wales. Rebecca und ein weiterer Bruder aber bleiben zurück und bewirtschaften die Farm, halten fest an ihrer Sprache und Tradition, der heraufziehenden Moderne zum Trotz.

New South Wales

Author: Jon Murray,Tom Smallman,David Willett
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780864424648
Category: Australian Capital Territory
Page: 540
View: 6710
This guide covers the southeastern state of New South Wales (home state of Sydney) and the Australian Capital Territory (better known as Canberra). Features of the guide include 83 detailed maps, extensive coverage of national parks, a range of accommodation options, and an outdoor activities section. color insert. 83 maps.

Sydney and New South Wales

Author: Anne Matthews,Thomas Cook Ltd
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780844290508
Category: Travel
Page: 192
View: 9308

Zeichnen für Dummies

Author: Brenda Hoddinott
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527814566
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 352
View: 7218
Immer wieder ist es faszinierend, wie schnell manche Menschen die schönsten Zeichnungen auf Papier zaubern können. Ein paar Striche, Linien und auf wundersame Art und Weise entstehen Gegenstände, Landschaften und Gesichter. Sehr beeindruckend. »Zeichnen für Dummies« beginnt mit den Grundlagen und arbeitet sich dann zu immer komplexeren Darstellungen vor. Den Lesern wird systematisch erklärt, wie sie den Stift führen müssen, damit sie ihre Motive mit einem Schuss Persönlichkeit aufs Papier bringen können.

Kayak Rolling

The Black Art Demystified
Author: Loel Collins
Publisher: Pesda Press
ISBN: 9780953195688
Category: Canoes and canoeing
Page: 76
View: 6625
Rolling is a skill critical to every kayaker's survival in water. This simple, four-color book provides a visual step-by-step approach to learning to roll a kayak and developing a bombproof roll in rough water. Modern and relevant to all kayakers, from sea kayakers to playboaters.