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Your Great Lake's resource for kayaks & accessories
 

HOW TO:

     

  

   All Around Instructional Tips - Kayaking & canoeing by Kent Ford of Performance Video.
   Assorted - All this and more (GORP).
   Basics - Getting into a kayak, strokes, bracing, roll, safety.
***A MUST SEE !
   Builders Manual, Folding Kayak - An illustrated guide - save lots of $.
   Canoeing:
     1 - Building a birch bark canoe.
     2 - Paddling
     3 - Portaging
   Compass Use
   Boat repair:
     1 - Info. (West System Epoxy Products, Bay City, MI).
     2 - Fiberglass, kevlar and royalex repair.
     3 - Gel coat repair (Atlantic Kayak Tours).
     4 - Keel strip repair (Atlantic Kayak Tours).
     5 - Info. (Sea Kayaker Magazine).
   First Aid
     1 - CPR for drowning
  
  2 - "The Survival Doctor", what to do when help is not on the way.

   Greenland Paddling:
     
1 - Greenland Kayak Association / Qaannat Kattuffiat.
    
2 - Lessons learned from Maligiaq Padilla (Greg Stamer).
     
3 - Greenland techniques -
VIDEO CLIPS
    
4 - Carving a Greenland paddle

   Kite Kayaking - (CASKE 2000).
   Knots and knot tying:
     1 - NetKnots.com
     2 - Folsoms.net
     3 - AnimatedKnots.com
     4 - SurvivalWorld.com - NEW 4/132, very good
   Navigation - Natural ranges & drifts (Nick Schade, Guillemot Kayaks).
   Painting a Fiberglass Canoe or Kayak
   Pumping / Bailing - What am I to do with all this water? (P.J.Carter).
   Repair
     1 - Polyethylene Repair by Ocean Kayak.
     2 - Royalex Repair by Mohawk Canoe.
     3 - Wetsuit / Drysuit repairs  (or let the pros do it:  Rainy Pass Repair, Inc.)
     4 - Gel coat damage
   Rescue, The All-In - 2 paddlers & 2 boats capsized.
   Rescue Techniques:
     1 - 2 paddlers & 2 boats capsized.
     2 - Eskimo rescue.
     3 - Paddle float rescue (Urban Eskimo Kayaking).
     4 - Paddle float rescue (Mariner Kayaks).
     5 - Rescues that work (Mariner Kayaks).
   Rolling:
    
1, 2 - Sweep roll.
   Sail Plans - How to use and a sea kayak sail.
   Sea Anchor - Used for fishing.
   Sea Kayaking Techniques - (NSW Sea Kayaking Club).
   Towing:
     1 - The rafted tow (Urban Eskimo Kayaker).

 



Animated instruction
a must see!
 



how to tie a
TRUCKER'S HITCH

 


COMPASS USE
 

PADDLESPORTS
CARE & REPAIR
 

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