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Simple Kayak Navigation: Practical Piloting for the Passionate Paddler

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Product Description

Learn practical, easy-to-use techniques for navigating the sea safely and confidently

In Simple Kayak Navigation, kayaking instructor Ray Killen explains the whole thing you wish to have to know about plotting your course for a protected and smooth sea adventure. He teaches you dozens of essential navigation procedures specially adapted to the needs of sea kayakers.

Killen’s simple, easy-to-learn navigational methods will will let you resolve your position, ensure your safety, and keep you on target. Emphasizing the importance of pre-go back and forth planning, Killen shows you how to plot your course and how to make adjustments to it when unexpected situations arise. You’ll be able to also get advice on navigating in fog and wind, compensating for currents, avoiding collisions, and taking bearings.

You’ll also learn to:

  • Use GPS to plan routes and resolve heading, speed, and position
  • Make sense of nautical charts and maps
  • Interpret buoys, lights, and other aids to navigation
  • Make the most efficient use of both deck-mounted and hand-held compasses
  • Use tides and currents to your advantage

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Additional Information

Author

Ray Killen

Binding

Paperback

Brand

McGraw Hill

EAN

9780071467940

EANList

9780071467940

Edition

1

ISBN

0071467947

ItemDimensions

910, hundredths-inches, 720, hundredths-inches, 64, hundredths-pounds, 30, hundredths-inches

Label

International Marine-Ragged Mountain Press

Languages

English, Published, English, Original Language, English, Unknown

Manufacturer

International Marine-Ragged Mountain Press

MPN

MN-103938

NumberOfItems

1

NumberOfPages

128

PackageDimensions

73, hundredths-inches, 843, hundredths-inches, 79, hundredths-pounds, 585, hundredths-inches

PackageQuantity

1

PartNumber

MN-103938

ProductGroup

Book

ProductTypeName

ABIS_BOOK

PublicationDate

2006-05-01

Publisher

International Marine-Ragged Mountain Press

ReleaseDate

2006-05-01

Studio

International Marine-Ragged Mountain Press

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