"Recreational Kayaking: The Ultimate Guide" is the 10th of an award winning series of books and DVDs by world renowned kayak instructor, Ken Whiting. Whether your interest in kayaking stems from the desire to get outside and exercise, spend time with your friends and family, or explore the endless waterways that surround you, this easy-to-read guide makes paddling fun and safe for both new and experienced paddlers looking to broaden their horizons. In this work, you'll learn about: how to choose the right equipment; the essential strokes, manoeuvres, and paddling techniques; capsize recoveries; paddling on the sea and in surf zones; paddling on rivers, lakes and in moving current; how to get the most out of your kayak; how to stay safe on the water; and, paddler's first aid. This work contains 192 pages and over 200 full colour photographs.
About the Author
Ken Whiting is a World Champion kayaker, five-time National Champion, and one of the most influential paddlers in the world. For over fourteen years, Ken has shared his enthusiasm for paddling through his teaching and production of best-selling, award-winning instructional books and DVDs. In recognition of his accomplishments and contributions, Paddler Magazine named Ken one of their "Paddlers of the Century."