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Kayaking eBooks

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  • Blood, Sweat and Steel

    From Afghanistan to gold -- an extraordinary tale of tragedy, resilience and triumphIn 2012, Combat Engineer Curtis McGrath was serving in the Australian Army in Afghanistan when, in the line of duty, he stepped on a land mine. Seriously injured but still conscious and aware he'd bleed out and die within minutes, Curtis, as the unit's chief first-aid officer, directed his comrades to apply ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Kayak Fishing Second Edition: The Complete Guide

    The Complete Guide

    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

    $23.99 AUD

  • Keep Australia On Your Left

    A True Story of an Attempt to Circumnavigate Australia by Kayak

    by Eric Stiller ...
    Keep Australia on Your Left is a story of friendship forged--and sustained--under demanding circumstances. It is also the personal portrait of Eric Stiller's journey around a continent...and into himself."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 ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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

    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

    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 Complete Sea Kayakers Handbook, Second Edition

    "...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

    $27.99 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

    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

    $5.85 AUD

  • DANCING WITH DEATH

    An Epic and Inspiring Travel Adventure

    “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

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • 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

    Free

  • Paddling North

    A Solo Adventure Along the Inside Passage

    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

    $13.99 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

  • 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

    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

  • Sea Kayaking

    A Guide for Sea Canoeists

    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

    $6.99 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

    $19.99 AUD

  • In the Flow

    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

  • A Taste of Adventure: Excerpts from the Real-Life Jungle Adventure Memoir Dancing with Death

    Excerpts from the real-life jungle adventure memoir Dancing with Death illustrated with 24 colorful photographs.This short eBook includes two sample readings from the award-winning adventure-travel memoir Dancing with Death. The excerpted "Prologue" explains the book's origins; and the feature excerpt "On the Verge of Extinction" offers a glimpse into the lives of the last Pech Indigenous people ... Read more

    Free

  • Kayak Across the Atlantic

    by Pete Bray ...
    Kayak Across the Atlantic is an extraordinary first-hand account of the first ever single-handed crossing of the North Atlantic, achieved against all formidable odds. Former SAS Sergeant Pete Bray's solo unsupported voyage in a flimsy twenty-seven-foot kayak is one of the most courageous feats undertaken by man through one of the most inhospitable oceans in the world. For seventy-six days, the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Kayaking Made Easy

    A Manual for Beginners with Tips for the Experienced

    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

    $25.99 AUD

  • Mediterranean

    by Huw Kingston ...
    British-Australian adventurer and environmentalist Huw Kingston’s account of his remarkable year-long circumnavigation of the Mediterranean Sea. ... Read more

    $16.99 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 illustrationsIn 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 and ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Sea Kayaking

    The Classic Manual for Touring, from Day Trips to Major Expeditions

    by John Dowd ...
    Still regarded as “the bible” for both new and experienced kayakers after more than thirty years in print. Sea Kayaking covers the basics of equipment and technique, including types of paddles and strokes, as well as such essential skills as how to read the weather and the water, how to navigate with and without GPS and how to travel with a group. Drawing on his many years of experience paddling ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $31.99 AUD