Course Materials



Equipment

Reference: Johnson: Boats: pp. 12-44; Gear: pp. 45-67, 75-79; Know your kayak: pp. 80-89; Gear maintenance: pp. 266-281

Safety & Rescues

Reference: Johnson: Clothing: pp. 67-74; Hypothermia: pp. 67, 69, 72, 242; Safety: pp. 209-213, 230-243; Conservation: pp. 244-245; Leave No Trace: pp. 252-254

Paddling Environment

Reference: Johnson: Navigation: pp. 142-213; Trip Planning: pp. 255-265

Strokes & Maneuvers

Reference: Johnson: Physical demands: pp. 6-8; Introduction of Strokes and Maneuvers are covered in "Sea Kayaking - The Ultimate Guide" DVD and can be purchased online.