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. Colour photo action sequences show you how to perfect skills and how to apply them. Maps, tables and diagrams walk you through essential planning steps. No matter which type of kayak, paddle or style of paddling you're into, you'll find the appropriate techniques described clearly and concisely. The progression through the book makes it easy to start as a beginner, access all the information you'll need to tackle any stage of development, up to and including info for experts. It's a definitive manual designed to stand the test of time.