|Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation, 4th ed.
by David Burch
Learn how to find and keep track of your position, adjust to changing conditions, and paddle the seas safely and confidently. Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation is the authoritative source for information on how to chart an accurate course — whether touring locally, on open water, or between islands.
This updated guide covers chart reading; compass use; finding and keeping track of position; predicting tides and currents; trip planning; navigating at night, in fog, and in boat and ship traffic; and the latest in compact GPS receivers and PDAs, downloadable navigation charts, electronic charting systems, and Internet sources for tracking marine weather forecasts. This guide also provides updates on harbor security restrictions that were instituted after 9-11.
7.5 x 9.25", 272 pages