Sea Kayaking Safety & Rescue
A most comprehensive manual on how to kayak safely in a variety of sea venues---from inland waterways to rock gardens, tide rips, and surf zones.
Step-by-step instructions detailing:
--- Effective assisted and self-rescues.
--- Master a bombproof combat roll.
--- Read weather patterns.
--- Read waves, rough water, and currents.
--- Deal with boat traffic & develop group signals.
--- Navigate in all types of weather.
--- Negotiate surf and rock gardens.
--- Develop a training routine.
--- Build confidence & prevent panic situations.
Lull [author] has thrashed himself in strong winds, heavy current, and huge waves so you won't have to...he has no current peer.
---Paul McHugh, San Francisco Chronicle