A guide that can help you to master the skills needed to manoeuvre a sea kayak efficiently in rough water and advanced conditions. For intermediate and advanced paddlers, it draws on the author´s personal and coaching experience to help the reader master sea kayak handling skills and techniques.
Rowing is a complex sport. On the basis of decades of experience together with the results of scientific research and corresponding success at international championships the three authors undertake the attempt, therefore, in this publication to compile the available results of their work in an overlapping, methodical guide for the performance sport training of oarsmen and -women.
THE BOOK OF SURFING is everything you need to know about surf trips, iconic surf movies, profiles of surfing greats, practical advice from being a greener surfer to travel essentials-and how surfing conquered the world! All of this info is gorgeously designed in four-color and supplemented by 300 never-before-seen photos and beautiful how-to illustrations. THE BOOK OF SURFING is basically the 21st century´s coolest guide to surf-culture, like, ever.
The undisputed market leader in sailing guides, this fully revised and updated sailing manual, with a foreword by Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie, features all of the latest developments in sailing and navigation technology and techniques. In The Complete Sailing Manual, former British national champion Steve Sleight offers a lifetime of expert advice and guidance in the form of complete tuition course on seamanship that is brought to life with breathtaking action photography and clear illustrations. It offers extensive coverage of sailing practice, including foiling catamarans, apparent wind sailing, long-distance cruising, and electronic navigation. Packed with essential information, handy diagrams, and step-by-step artwork, this is only sailing handbook you need when out on the waves. Previous Edition ISBN 9781405392761
Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated guide to the most thrilling surfing destinations in the world. Covering quintessential beaches, including: Oahu´s North Shore; Australia´s Gold Coast; and of course, Malibu, California, the book also invites you to discover such unexpected gems as the Amazon and the Gulf of Alaska. From the frigid waters off Iceland´s Reykjanes Peninsula to Nazaré, Portugal, where in 2013 Garrett McNamara broke a world record for surfing the tallest wave (78 feet!), Fifty Places to Surf takes readers on a wide-roving adventure, divulging the details that make each venue unique - and plenty of tips for those who aspire to surf there. Featuring interviews with seasoned surfing experts such as pro surfer Joel Parkinson and Billabong executive Shannan North, Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die is an essential travel companion for surfers of all levels who are looking to catch that perfect wave.