Now Available: Rough Water Handling by Doug Cooper [Books]

Tuesday, 28 February 2012
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Pesda Press has just released Doug Cooper’s latest book, Rough Water Handling.

Here is part of the description from the Pesda Press site:

A practical guide that will help you to master the skills needed to manoeuvre a sea kayak efficiently in rough water and advanced conditions. For intermediate and advanced paddlers. Doug draws on his personal and coaching experience to help the reader master sea kayak handling skills and techniques. Accurate sequential photos and simple concise language make the descriptions easy to follow and understand.

The, technical, tactical, physiological and psychological aspects of these skills are covered in the areas of: high wind paddling, moving water, surf, rock hopping, tide races, open crossings and rolling.

Rough Water Handling is recommended as support material for the British Canoe Union 4 and 5 Star (Sea) awards.

It’s currently selling on the Pesda Press site for £15.99 but should be available via your local bookstore shortly.

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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