Foreword by Chris Cunningham, editor of Sea Kayaker Magazine Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Learning to Paddle a Sea Kayak Chapter 2. Major Equipment Purchases Chapter 3. Before You Go Chapter 4. Navigation and Safety Chapter 5. Food and Water Chapter 6. Clothing Chapter 7. Campcraft Chapter 8. Trip Planning Appendix: Three Hundred Things to Take Along; Lines and Knots; Glossary; Metric Conversion Table Index
Doug Alderson (North Saanich, British Columbia) is a year-round sea kayaking instructor, certified by the British Canoe Union and the Canadian Recreation Canoe Association. He has been a regular contributor to Sea Kayaker magazine for many years.