This book is a comprehensive course in all the techniques of sea kayak rescue for beginning, intermediate, and advanced paddlers. Step-by-step photos illustrate the many ways to right a swamped or capsized boat and safely reenter the kayak. Covering both self-rescues and assisted-rescues, this manual provides additional information on towing disabled boats and rescuing swimmers.
About the Author
Authors Roger Schumann and Jan Shriner are American Canoe Association-certified instructor trainer educators, kayaking guides, and co-authors of the Guide to Sea Kayaking Central and Northern California.
"From braces to bow rescues, Schumann and Shriner detail everything you need to know about rescuing yourself when things go awry on the water. This book belongs in your rescue pack every bit as much as a PFD, first-aid kit, and paddlefloat."--Paddler Magazine
"This book brings something new to the arena of sea kayak rescue techniques--the perspective that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of rescue."--Sea Kayak Association