Books on Building & Using Kayaks

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This catalogue page offers the hand picked selection of excellent books and manuals covering kayak history, kayak construction, using sea kayaks, navigation, and kayak maintenance books for your consideration. Included are books for making wooden strip kayaks and other kayak construction methods, covering sea kayaks, white water kayaks, and folding kayaks. Plus several excellent books cover open sea navigation.
Discover the excitement and adventure of paddling kayaks on the open sea. From basic strokes and techniques to advanced rescue maneuvers, kayak history to boat design, these books are the fundamental instruction books for all sea kayakers.
The thrill of kayaking can quickly turn to panic if you don't know how to right a capsized kayak. The Eskimo Roll, the self-rescue technique of righting a capsized kayak without leaving the cockpit, is the key to building confidence for all paddling conditions. We have included an excellent book on this topic.
Also included is "The Essential Whitewater Kayaker" that covers equipment selection, paddling techniques, river reading, and much more. A complete course in the dynamic sport of river running, that guides the reader step-by-step from basic skills to advanced techniques.
Books covering navigation using a compass or the Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and for the kayakfishermen covering fishing from and with kayaks are also included The books on this page are offered for sale in association with
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This page last reviewed and updated July 12, 2018.