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  • Kayak Fishing Second Edition: The Complete Guide

    The Complete Guide

    by Cory Routh and 1 more

    In this new Second Edition Cory Routh covers everything you will need to know for safe, fun and successful kayak fishing. Kayak Fishing gives you a quick, clear understanding of the essential information you'll need to get started in the growing sport of kayak fishing. Learn how to choose the right kayak for fishing. Full-color photographs throughout. Learn which PFDs and paddles to select. Kayak ... Read more

    $24.52 AUD

  • Keep Australia On Your Left

    A True Story of an Attempt to Circumnavigate Australia by Kayak

    by Eric Stiller

    "You mad bastards. You mad bloody bastards."The challenge? Paddle a kayak around Australia.As Eric Stiller and Tony Brown would discover, the attempt would be a fascinating, frustrating, maddening, and at times hilarious crawl around what many consider the most beautiful but treacherous coastline in the world. Swamped by high waves and rain, hampered by faulty technology, blown off course, baked ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • How To Modify Your Kayak To Personalize It To Your Needs

    by Richard Johnson

    Most people who buy a kayak, purchase a "bare boat", that is, a boat that is little more than a shell and an uncomfortable seat.This book gives a number of ways to modify that "bare boat" by adding bulkheads and hatches, deck-lines, bungie cords and many orther items that are normally found on the high-end boats to enable the owner to take their boat camping or touring.You don't need to be an ... Read more

    $2.65 AUD

  • Paddling Gear You Can Make For The Do-It-Yourself And Poverty-Strricken Paddler

    by Richard Johnson

    Kayaking is NOT a cheap sport. Unlike hiking which you can do by tossing some water bottles and a few sandwiches in your kids school backpack, Kayaking requires the purchase of a boat ($500-$1500), a PFD ($50-$150) and a paddle ($50-$100) at the minimum! So it’ll cost you between $600 and $2k just to start the sport.Then by the time you toss in all that extra gear you should have like dry-bags, ... Read more

    $2.65 AUD

  • The Strip-Built Sea Kayak: Three Rugged, Beautiful Boats You Can Build

    by Nick Schade

    Although books on strip building canoes abound, this is among the first to adapt the technique to crafting attractive, functional kayaks. Using high-quality, computer-generated illustrations and photographs to explain key techniques, the book provides complete plans and measurements for three different kayaks: 1) A simple solo craft for beginners, 2) A high-performance solo kayak for intermediate ... Read more

    $25.84 AUD

  • The Complete Sea Kayakers Handbook, Second Edition

    by Shelley Johnson

    "...Her writing is clear and concise, sprinkled with bits of humor and many tips gleamed from her years working as a kayak instructor, guide and outfitter."--Sea Kayaker MagazineThe first edition of The Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook received immediate acclaim with its selection as the Best Outdoor Instructional Book by the National Outdoor Book Award group. Now this book boasts 352 pages with ... Read more

    $32.00 AUD

  • Begin Your Kayaking Adventures

    A Simplified Guidebook On Kayaking For Beginners With Basic Kayaking Tips On Kayaking Gear And Kayak Training For You To Learn How To Kayak And Prepare For The Ultimate Kayaking Adventure Of Your Life

    by Chris G. Stewart

    Kayaking is a dangerous water sport that requires accuracy while maneuvering in the waters. That is why it is imperative that kayakers master a variety of strokes before venturing off on whitewater, wild water, or competition sports. All kayakers learn basic and advance strokes before attempting to kayak because each detail learned could save your life. The Eskimo roll, for instance, is a rescue ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD


    An Epic and Inspiring Travel Adventure

    by Jean-Philippe Soulé

    “An unforgettable escapade of ultimate danger and discovery…”- Readers’ Favorite: 5/5 stars“A thrilling book of real-life adventure;”- David Canford, Author of The ThrowbackFans of John Krakauer will devour this gripping tale of adventure, survival, and a search for life’s deeper meaningTwo men, three years, seven countries, 3000 miles…The Central American Sea Kayak Expedition... ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • The Proper Paddler: Posture & Body Mechanics

    by Jay Gitomer

    The Proper Paddler: Posture & Body Mechanics is a head-to-toe look at the principles and applications of body position and movement for kayakers. Written in plain English, The Proper Paddler is intended to help intermediate paddlers take their skills to the next level. The book explains why how changes in posture affect stability and endurance and includes illustrations, a red-flag checklist to ... Read more

    $3.30 AUD

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Canoeing and Kayaking

    Expert Advice on Buying a Canoe or a Kayak

    by Dennis Stuhaug and 1 more

    Don't get caught without a paddle...Filled with nearly 100 photos and illustrations, this must-have guide-written by the foremost paddlesports experts-gives the aspiring canoe or kayak adventurer everything he or she needs to know before taking the plunge. Inside, discover how to choose between buying a canoe or a kayak, understand paddling techniques and strokes, and find out how to plan a trip ... Read more

    $23.31 AUD

  • The Kayak Companion

    Expert guidance for enjoying the paddling experience in water of all types from one of America's premier kayakers

    by Joe Glickman

    Get paddling! Joe Glickman, a two-time member of the US National Marathon Kayak Team, fills this kayaking primer with expert advice and plenty of encouragement. Beginners will benefit from Glickman’s clear descriptions of the basic techniques of sea, touring, and recreational kayaking, while experienced kayakers will find insightful tips on navigation, troubleshooting, and boat assessment. ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD

  • Principles of the Ninja Paddler: Efficiency & Style for Kayakers

    by Jay Gitomer

    You know all the kayak strokes but your paddling could be more polished and easy. Principles of the Ninja Paddler will help you make your boat dance by shining light on the concepts of efficiency and style for kayakers. Each principle is explained clearly and simply, and is tied to a practical application. Recommendations for practices are also provided. Transform your paddling by applying the ... Read more


  • Paddling North

    A Solo Adventure Along the Inside Passage

    by Audrey Sutherland and 1 more

    In a tale remarkable for its quiet confidence and acute natural observation, the author of Paddling Hawaii begins with her decision, at age 60, to undertake a solo, summer-long voyage along the southeast coast of Alaska in an inflatable kayak. Paddling North is a compilation of Sutherland’s first two (of over 20) such annual trips and her day-by-day travels through the Inside Passage from ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Sea Kayaking

    A Guide for Sea Canoeists

    by Philip Woodhouse

    In Sea Kayaking, , comprehensive guide for those who travel the open waters in the Southern Hemisphere, Philip Woodhouse, Australian paddler and Royal Australian Air Force veteran, shares his years of experience, technical training, and military teaching skills.What began as a personal reference was soon developed as a training manual, recommended by the Victorian Sea Kayak Club to its membersand ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Follow Me: Leadership & Trip Planning for Paddlers

    by Jay Gitomer

    Follow Me: Leadership & Trip Planning presents everything you need to know to be comfortable leading trips on the water in a single short book. Organized in chronological order, Follow Me takes you step-by-step from conceiving your paddle to organizing it to leading it. Both day paddles and multi-day trips are discussed. The book also addresses how to deal with problems and presents a series of ... Read more

    $5.06 AUD

  • High Infatuation

    A Climber's Guide To Love and Gravity

    by Steph Davis

    Throughout her life, Steph Davis has chosen to take risks, to trust her impulses, to make decisions based on what feels right inside--and never look back. Studying to be a concert pianist, she quit music the day she was introduced to rock climbing. Later, she abandoned the respectability of university life and pursuit of a law degree to become a "dirtbag climber," living out of her grandmother's ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Wind Strategies for Kayakers: Challenges, Solutions, & Mastery

    by Jay Gitomer

    Wind Strategies for Kayakers helps paddlers use the wind to their advantage. This booklet tells you everything you need to know about wind effects on your boat and how to use the wind to improve your performance. Loaded with practical advice and plenty of diagrams, this booklet will help you turn a negative into a positive and take your sport to the next level. ... Read more

    $3.80 AUD

  • Relentless

    A Story of Grit and Endurance from the First Person to Kayak the Tasman Solo

    by Scott Donaldson

    The story of Scott Donaldson's relentless journey to be the first person to cross the Tasman sea solo in a kayakUnpredictable and unforgiving, the Tasman Sea is one of the most hostile stretches of water in the world. An Australian adventurer attempted to kayak across in 2007, disappearing without a trace. In 2018 Kiwi adventurer Scott Donaldson spent two months alone at sea to achieve a world ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Kayaking Made Easy

    A Manual for Beginners with Tips for the Experienced

    by Dennis Stuhaug

    series How to Paddle Series
    A generously photographed and illustrated handbook for beginners and seasoned paddlers, Kayaking Made Easy is brimming with advice, humor, and personal anecdotes about every aspect of flatwater and sea kayaking. Dennis Stuhaug, an encouraging and enthusiastic instructor, takes a step-by-step approach to introducing kayaking gear, strokes, maneuvers, and the complexities of long-distance navigation ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • In the Flow

    by Jonathan Males

    The importance of delivering the psychological fundamentals to achieve paddling success.What’s the connection between what paddlers think and feel and how they perform? How does mental preparation help performance? What do paddlers and their coaches need to do, to ensure paddlers perform at their best when it counts?Former international paddler and now sport psychologist Jonathan Males combines ... Read more

    $9.95 AUD

  • Mediterranean

    by Huw Kingston

    17 countries and 13,000 km by kayak, foot, rowboat and bike. British-Australian adventurer and environmentalist Huw Kingston’s account of his remarkable year-long circumnavigation of the Mediterranean Sea. Combines adventure travel and physical endurance with human stories and the celebration of friendship ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • Spirited Waters

    Soloing South Through the Inside Passage

    by Jennifer Hahn

    * Mixes adventure travel with natural history in this solo kayaking adventure * Includes the author's hand-drawn illustrations In this insightful account of her solo voyage in a sixteen-foot kayak, Jennifer Hahn vividly relates the ecstatic moments and terrifying predicaments of paddling against the wind through Alaska's Inside Passage. Hahn's adventures include dramatic encounters with animals ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die

    Kayaking and Rafting Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

    by Chris Santella

    series Fifty Places
    In Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die, the newest addition to the Fifty Places series, Chris Santella explores the best destinations for the diverse sport of paddling. The book features the world’s top spots for kayaking, rafting, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding. Destinations include the Grand Canyon, Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, Baja California, Indonesia’s Komodo Islands, and the Antarctic ... Read more

    $27.60 AUD

  • The Art of Kayaking

    Everything You Need to Know About Paddling

    by Nigel Foster

    The Art of Kayaking is the distilled essence of a lifetime of kayak instruction at all skill levels around the world, with the added insights gained from years of designing kayaks, paddles, and kayaking equipment. This comprehensive kayaking manual by one of the biggest names in kayaking offers more essential detail about commonly used techniques than ever before published in a single volume. ... Read more

    $31.67 AUD