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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
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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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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
Series statement
Knack make it easy
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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