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1 Diaz, Ralph Complete Folding Kayaker.
Camden, Maine, Ragged Mountain Press 1994 0070167346 / 9780070167346 Softcover Very Good 
Xiv, 162 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, fine. From the foreword by Paul Theroux: "As a restless soul, not a practitioner of horizontal or sedentary vacation, I realized that one of the annoyances of traveling in remote places was the absence of reliable transportation . . . I began to travel with a folding kayak and my life changed. " PM135 ; 162 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Johnson, Shelley The Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook.
Camden, Maine, Ragged Mountain Press 2002 007136210X / 9780071362108 Softcover Very Good 
X, [2], 307 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, pictorial wrappers, fine. From the back cover: Wherever you want your kayak to take you, The Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook will get you there. What makes this book good is its comprehensiveness, what makes it great is Shelley Johnson's passion for the sport and her ability to share that passion, honed by twelve years of guiding trips and teaching courses throughout the United States and Canada. Shelley's practical advice and clear explanations ring true because she knows they work--she and her students have tested them all for you. Now you can benefit from her hard-won and time-tested experiences, and learn everything from basic paddling strokes and rolling techniques to advanced navigation and trip logistics. "Shelley's approach to sea kayaking is thorough and erudite. It provides an excellent introduction for neophytes as well as abundant reminders for experienced paddlers. "--John Dowd, author, Sea Kayaking: A Manual for Long-Distance Touring. "Shelley's straightforward book will be one of your most important items of kayaking gear. "--Lee Moyer, founder and designer, Pacific Water Sports, author, Sea Kayak Navigation Simplified. "Everything you need to know to get started in sea kayaking is here in Shelley Johnson's new book, from choosing a boat to developing the paddling skills you need, to making field repairs and planning your dream trip, all told in Shelley's knowledgeable and conversational style. "--Robin Stanton, managing editor, Canoe & Kayak. About the Author: Shelley Johnson is a contributing editor to Canoe & Kayak, an American Canoe Association - certified instructor, a member of the Maine Association of Sea Kayak Guides and Instructors, and a Registered Maine Guide. She is a frequent contributor to Atlantic Coastal Kayaker and Kayak Touring and the author of Sea Kayaking: A Woman's Guide and Sea Kayaker's Pocket Guide. " PM136 ; 307 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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