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Kayaking Tips 'n Tricks

It seems I can never have too many books or videos on kayaking. I always take away something from each new purchase; there is no end to the techniques you can learn. These are my current favorites:


  • The Kayak Roll
  • Performance Sea Kayaking
  • Beyond the Cockpit - featuring Derek Hutchinson
  • Capsize Recoveries and Rescue Procedures
    Other Sea Kayaking Videos / White Water Kayaking


  • Sea Kayaker's Savvy Paddler
  • The Bombproof Roll
  • The Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook
  • Sea Kayaker's Deep Trouble: True Stories and Their Lessons - from Sea Kayaker Magazine. Eye-opening stuff!
  • Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation
  • Sea Kayak Rescue: The Definitive Guide to Modern Reentry and Recovery Techniques
  • River Guides
  • AMC Quiet Water Guides
    Other Sea Kayaking Books / White Water Kayaking

    Paddler Magazine's 10 Best Paddling Books of all Time

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Deliverance
  • The Survival of the Bark Canoe
  • Dangerous River: Adventure on the Nahanni
  • Happy Isles of Oceania : Paddling the Pacific
  • The Starship and the Canoe
  • A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
  • The Monkey Wrench Gang
  • Running the Amazon
  • Wild to the Heart

    Other Essentials

  • Princeton Tec Aqua Strobe Rescue Light
  • Padz Kayak Outfit Kit Mmmm, custom padding!
  • NRS Kayak Float Bag Set
  • NRS Sea-Kayak Paddle Float
  • NRS Pro Guardian Throw Bag
  • NRS Kayak Float Bag Set
  • Aleutian Deck Bag
  • GPS Units
  • Topo Software
  • FRS Radios

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