What’s new in the 2nd Edition?Full colour and new photos throughout.The text has been completely revised and numerous small but significant improvements have been made.The principles of safety and rescue have been unified and the mneumonic CLAP adopted. This is to make it easier to remember them and fall in line with current practice in the teaching of white water safety.The rescue section has been reorganized to fit in more closely with the TRTTG ‘low to high risk’ model.The rafting sections have been completely rewritten by Geraint Rowlands.The chapter ‘Planning a Descent’ has been extended to cover factors to be considered when travelling abroad.One-handed signals as used by Paul O’Sullivan in his chapter in the BCU Canoe and Kayak Handbook have been adopted.
Franco Ferrero divides his work time between managing Pesda Press and freelance coaching. He is qualified as a BCU Level 5 Coach (Sea and Inland), is a REC first aid provider, a Rescue 3 Instructor. and holds the Mountaineering Instructor Certificate. His passions are white water and sea kayaking, rock and ice climbing, and ski-mountaineering. He has paddled throughout the UK and in many parts of the world including Nepal, Scandinavia, the European Alps, Peru and Western Canada.
After many years of being out of print and not having a guide book to help you on your Welsh canoeing explorations. The Welsh Rivers Guidebook is now back! The Welsh Rivers Guidebook is the perfect comprehensive guide for kayaking in Wales. It covers over 180 rivers and this will give in excess of 2000 kilometres of paddling from river source to sea.
The BCU (British Canoe Union) canoe and kayak handbook is a very important book if you are getting into paddlesport. It also works well in conjunction with the BCU Coaching Handbook.
The BCU (British Canoe Union) Coaching Handbook is a great kayaking publication if you are getting into Canoe or Kayak Coaching. It also works really well with the BCU Canoe and Kayak Handbook.
The English White Water Kayak Guide by Pesda Press certainly answers the question of where to kayak in England. This updated and very informative guidebook covers many areas including the South West, South East, North West, North East and many places in between.
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