Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation is the authoritative source for information needed to chart an accurate course in a sea kayak, whether on open water or between islands or icebergs.
Covers chart reading; compass use; finding and keeping track of position; predicting tides and currents; trip planning; navigating at night, in fog, and in boat and ship traffic; and the latest in compact GPS receivers and PDAs, downloadable navigation charts, electronic charting systems, and Internet sources for tracking marine weather forecasts.
Also inside: The essentials of chart reading and compass use. The latest on GPS units. Use of PDAs, smartphones, and other electronic chart systems. Finding and keeping track of position. How to predict tides and currents. Trip planning and navigating at night, in fog, and in traffic. Internet sources for tracking marine forecasts.