Basic guide to one of the fastest growing paddlesports The popularity of sea kayaking has grown enormously in recent years, but the sport requires different equipment and skills than running rivers. This richly illustrated guide will help paddlers of any level choose a boat from the myriad of new designs and materials and to learn techniques for reading water and navigating tides, currents, and waves. It also instructs in the basic skills of rescue, emergency repair, and first aid, and provides a guide for planning trips.Vancouver: Greystone Books, 1997 Ferrero, Franco Sea Kayak Navigation. Great Britain: Pesda Press, 1999 Ford, K Whitewater and Sea Kayaking, Outdoor Pursuit Series. ... Fernhurst Books, 1991 Guillion, L Canoeing and Kayaking Instruction Manual. ... Harrison, D Kayak Touring (Edj. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1998 Hutchinson, D C Guide to Expedition Kayaking on Sea and Open Water.