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The Kayak Companion: Expert guidance for enjoying the paddling experience in water of all types from one of America's premier kayakers

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Get paddling! Joe Glickman, a two-time member of the US National Marathon Kayak Team, fills this kayaking primer with expert advice and plenty of encouragement. Beginners will benefit from Glickman’s clear descriptions of the basic techniques of sea, touring, and recreational kayaking, while experienced kayakers will find insightful tips on navigation, troubleshooting, and ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published May 5th 2003 by Storey Publishing, LLC (first published April 15th 2003)
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Happyreader
Aug 15, 2011 Happyreader rated it really liked it
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Adventure stories first, instruction second, this was the perfect book to get me into the water - yet saved me from tipping my boat. Very, very basic, which is exactly what I needed, without boring me. The paddle instructions kept me from steering my kayak into the branches while his boat descriptions left me longing for a lighter and swifter craft for use on faster currents. One very personal quibble, ironically in the map and compass chapter, is that I know he didn't race from Hamilton, Canada ...more
Walt
Jul 08, 2014 Walt rated it really liked it
Friendly tone indeed - fun read, good info too
Ann
Jul 06, 2010 Ann rated it really liked it
OK - so we're newbies with kayaks, and I was just looking for a little practical paddling advice. I was surprised to find I was actually reading the whole book. The author has such a great sense of humor in his writing style, and I enjoyed reading about his own experiences kayaking. (Kinda do what I say not what I did advice.)
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Aug 27, 2013 Cody rated it really liked it
Very entertaining and informative. The author's friendly tone made it feel like a good conversation with an expert.
Mary Ruth Kamp
Jan 27, 2013 Mary Ruth Kamp rated it really liked it
Shelves: technical
Informative - covers the basics.
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