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WIRTH, Bob. Open Boat Canoeing. West Nyack, NY: Reward Books, (1985). FirstPaperback Printing. Pp. (2),[iii]-xiv,(2),3-271,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, ill ustrated green card covers with white titles to front and spine. Cassell 2064, Toy 4025. "Complete with more than 170 detailed figures and illustrations, this guide shows you how to safely maneuver your canoe in all types of water. [...] This book provides guidelines on... Canoes: construction (materials, design features, performance); related nautical terms; the parts of a canoe; guidelines for buying canoes -- Clothing: the best type of clothing to wear when canoeing; wet suits; footgear; raingear; cold weather garments; insect-proof clothing -- Initial Preparations: canoeing on moving water(river ratings, sources of information and special precautions); gaining a ccess to boating areas; arranging for vehicle transportation; canoeing withchildren; the hidden canoeing costs like damages; canoeing etiquette -- Ge tting Started: how to carry a canoe; securing a canoe to a vehicle; packinga canoe for a trip; paddling strokes, their theor and procedure -- Canoein g on Flat Water: paddling efficiently; canoeing in winds and waves -- RiverCanoeing: locating obstacles in a river, 'reading the river'; safety guide lines; maneuvering techniques; avoiding large obstacles by portaging and lining; river running examples for practice -- River Rescues: self-rescue; helping otheres; retrieving a drifting canoe; freeing a pinned canoe; flatwater rescues; general safety guidelines; hypothermia." - from rear. Very good. 10.00
Title: Open Boat Canoeing.
Publisher: Reward Books, West Nyack, NY, 1985, ISBN:0136375472:
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