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The Resource Canoeing for everyone : a step-by-step guide to selecting the gear, learning the strokes, and planning your trip, Daniel A. Gray ; photographs by Stephen Gorman and Eli Burakian

Canoeing for everyone : a step-by-step guide to selecting the gear, learning the strokes, and planning your trip, Daniel A. Gray ; photographs by Stephen Gorman and Eli Burakian

Label
Canoeing for everyone : a step-by-step guide to selecting the gear, learning the strokes, and planning your trip
Title
Canoeing for everyone
Title remainder
a step-by-step guide to selecting the gear, learning the strokes, and planning your trip
Statement of responsibility
Daniel A. Gray ; photographs by Stephen Gorman and Eli Burakian
Title variation
  • Knack canoeing for everyone
  • Step-by-step guide to selecting the gear, learning the strokes, and planning your trip
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Back Cover: A canoe, a paddle, a body of water - it's nice to think that's all it takes. Whether for fishing, nature watching, a wilderness adventure, or just a bit of exercise, canoeing is in fact a simple pleasure only after you've acquired the knowledge to make it so. Enter Knack Canoeing for Everyone, the first idea-packed, picture-driven guide to present, step by step, all the tools you need to make sense of the mind-boggling array of canoes and gear on the market. And you'll find out how best to use this equipment - on ponds, lakes, rivers, or oceans. This essential resource also offers a whole host of recreational ideas, including day, weekend, and expedition-level trips. Inside you'll find: 450 full-color photos; Selecting a Canoe * Transportation; Paddles, PDFs, and Other Gear; Lakes * Rivers * Oceans; Launching & Landing; Basic Strokes * Day Trips; Longer Trips * Portaging Safety; First Aid
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DLC
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Gray, Daniel A
Dewey number
797.122
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GV783
LC item number
.G738 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Burakian, Eli
  • Gorman, Stephen
Series statement
Knack make it easy
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  • Canoes and canoeing
  • Canoes and canoeing
Label
Canoeing for everyone : a step-by-step guide to selecting the gear, learning the strokes, and planning your trip, Daniel A. Gray ; photographs by Stephen Gorman and Eli Burakian
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Fueled by FalconGuides."
  • At head of title: Knack
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-230) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Canoes -- PFDs & clothing -- Other gear -- To the water -- Solo I -- Solo II -- Tandem I -- On the water : tandem II -- Hazards -- Rescues -- Ponds & lakes -- River canoeing -- Ocean canoeing -- Knots & navigation -- Emergencies -- Kids & disabled -- The day trip -- The weekend trip -- A week or longer
  • Introduction -- Canoes: -- Solo versus tandem -- Canoe materials -- Canoe parts -- Specialty canoes -- Canoe gear -- Paddles -- PFDs & Clothing: -- PFDs -- Footwear -- Warm weather clothing -- Cold weather clothing -- Wetsuits & dry suits -- Head gear -- Other Gear: -- Dry bags -- Accessories -- Ropes & painters -- Floatation -- Water & food -- First aid kit -- To The Water: -- Carrying a canoe -- Carry a canoe solo -- Transporting the canoe by car -- Launching the canoe: solo -- Launching the tandem: part 1 -- Launching the tandem: part 2 -- Solo 1: -- Holding the paddle -- Paddle stroke -- Forward sweep -- Reverse sweep -- Forward stroke -- Back stroke -- Solo 2: -- Steering the canoe -- Draw stroke 1 -- Draw stroke 2 -- Pushaway & pry strokes -- Cross draw & the pivot turn -- Switch paddling & the solo-c -- Tandem 1: -- Holding the paddle -- Forward sweep -- Reverse sweep -- Forward stroke -- Back stroke -- Steering the canoe -- On The Water: Tandem 2: -- Draw stokes -- Pushaway & pry -- Pivots -- Cross draw -- Switch paddling -- Changing positions -- Hazards: -- Drowning -- Hypothermia -- Strainer, darns, & waterfalls -- Other natural hazards -- Sunburn, falls, & belongings -- Boats, bugs, & snakes -- Rescues: -- Self-rescue: swamped canoe -- Self-rescue: reentry -- Capistrano flip -- Tandem reentry -- Canoe-over-canoe rescue -- Extension rescues -- Ponds & Lakes: -- Ponds & small lakes -- Fishing by canoe -- Hunting & nature watching -- Big lakes & canoe sailing -- River Canoeing: -- Rivers & currents -- Reading a river -- Hazards of moving water -- International scale of rapids -- Rapids, parallel sideslip -- Forward & back ferrying -- Landing with a back ferry -- Braces & eddy turns -- Peeling out of eddies -- Ocean Canoeing: -- Canoe on the ocean? -- Ocean paddling -- Tides -- Coastal hazards -- Communications -- Knots & Navigation: -- Rope & two half hitches -- Bowline -- Trucker's hitch -- Sheet bend -- Map & charts -- Compasses -- Map & compass -- Emergencies: -- Be prepared for natural threats -- First aid for cuts -- First aid for burns -- Caring for hypothermia -- Heat exhaustion & Lyme disease -- Canoe repairs -- Kids & Disabled: -- Comfort & safety -- Have fun! See nature -- Wildlife -- Macroinvertebrates -- Adaptations for the disabled -- Day Trip: -- Planning the day trip -- Gear you'll need -- Being prepared -- Getting onto the water -- Loading the canoe -- Keeping canoe trim -- Weekend Trip: -- Planning an overnight trip -- Tents & shelter -- Sleeping bags & pads -- Stoves -- Cooking gear -- Food -- Week Or Longer: -- Planning a longer trip -- Treating drinking water -- Food -- Hanging a bear bag -- Portage -- Lining & tracking -- Resources: -- Gear lists -- Glossary -- Index
Dimensions
21 x 22 cm.
Extent
xii, 244 pages
Isbn
9781599215242
Lccn
2008051846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Stock number
1294806
System control number
ocn244418063
Label
Canoeing for everyone : a step-by-step guide to selecting the gear, learning the strokes, and planning your trip, Daniel A. Gray ; photographs by Stephen Gorman and Eli Burakian
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Fueled by FalconGuides."
  • At head of title: Knack
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-230) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Canoes -- PFDs & clothing -- Other gear -- To the water -- Solo I -- Solo II -- Tandem I -- On the water : tandem II -- Hazards -- Rescues -- Ponds & lakes -- River canoeing -- Ocean canoeing -- Knots & navigation -- Emergencies -- Kids & disabled -- The day trip -- The weekend trip -- A week or longer
  • Introduction -- Canoes: -- Solo versus tandem -- Canoe materials -- Canoe parts -- Specialty canoes -- Canoe gear -- Paddles -- PFDs & Clothing: -- PFDs -- Footwear -- Warm weather clothing -- Cold weather clothing -- Wetsuits & dry suits -- Head gear -- Other Gear: -- Dry bags -- Accessories -- Ropes & painters -- Floatation -- Water & food -- First aid kit -- To The Water: -- Carrying a canoe -- Carry a canoe solo -- Transporting the canoe by car -- Launching the canoe: solo -- Launching the tandem: part 1 -- Launching the tandem: part 2 -- Solo 1: -- Holding the paddle -- Paddle stroke -- Forward sweep -- Reverse sweep -- Forward stroke -- Back stroke -- Solo 2: -- Steering the canoe -- Draw stroke 1 -- Draw stroke 2 -- Pushaway & pry strokes -- Cross draw & the pivot turn -- Switch paddling & the solo-c -- Tandem 1: -- Holding the paddle -- Forward sweep -- Reverse sweep -- Forward stroke -- Back stroke -- Steering the canoe -- On The Water: Tandem 2: -- Draw stokes -- Pushaway & pry -- Pivots -- Cross draw -- Switch paddling -- Changing positions -- Hazards: -- Drowning -- Hypothermia -- Strainer, darns, & waterfalls -- Other natural hazards -- Sunburn, falls, & belongings -- Boats, bugs, & snakes -- Rescues: -- Self-rescue: swamped canoe -- Self-rescue: reentry -- Capistrano flip -- Tandem reentry -- Canoe-over-canoe rescue -- Extension rescues -- Ponds & Lakes: -- Ponds & small lakes -- Fishing by canoe -- Hunting & nature watching -- Big lakes & canoe sailing -- River Canoeing: -- Rivers & currents -- Reading a river -- Hazards of moving water -- International scale of rapids -- Rapids, parallel sideslip -- Forward & back ferrying -- Landing with a back ferry -- Braces & eddy turns -- Peeling out of eddies -- Ocean Canoeing: -- Canoe on the ocean? -- Ocean paddling -- Tides -- Coastal hazards -- Communications -- Knots & Navigation: -- Rope & two half hitches -- Bowline -- Trucker's hitch -- Sheet bend -- Map & charts -- Compasses -- Map & compass -- Emergencies: -- Be prepared for natural threats -- First aid for cuts -- First aid for burns -- Caring for hypothermia -- Heat exhaustion & Lyme disease -- Canoe repairs -- Kids & Disabled: -- Comfort & safety -- Have fun! See nature -- Wildlife -- Macroinvertebrates -- Adaptations for the disabled -- Day Trip: -- Planning the day trip -- Gear you'll need -- Being prepared -- Getting onto the water -- Loading the canoe -- Keeping canoe trim -- Weekend Trip: -- Planning an overnight trip -- Tents & shelter -- Sleeping bags & pads -- Stoves -- Cooking gear -- Food -- Week Or Longer: -- Planning a longer trip -- Treating drinking water -- Food -- Hanging a bear bag -- Portage -- Lining & tracking -- Resources: -- Gear lists -- Glossary -- Index
Dimensions
21 x 22 cm.
Extent
xii, 244 pages
Isbn
9781599215242
Lccn
2008051846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Stock number
1294806
System control number
ocn244418063

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