The book is definitely a must have for the beginner, and would reinforce knowledge that the more experienced paddler should already know.
I just took my first kayak class with Leslie and later realized I had purchased her her book a short time ago, without realizing the two were the same!
This is small book will fully explore the kayaker's vocabulary and all the various basics that you may think you know until someone actually asks you.
Wanted a good basic book to get my husband started with his new kayak - looks like good info, can't wait to try it out in the spring.Published 15 months ago by J Babin
I got this book to look into kayaking before making big purchases. it had a lot of really good information on the equipment and bodies of water and the 'do's' and 'do not's'Published 18 months ago by AmazonFreak7395
This book is a must have for paddlers! From beginner to experienced, this book has lots of helpful information to make your kayaking days fun and safe. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Cookie
Very, very basic and simple. I did not think kayaking was that simple and safe or I would not have looked for a book to help me get started.Published 22 months ago by One D Plus Two
I recently bought a kayak (sit-on-top) and had been out once on a lake, so I'm as much of a beginner as you can get. Read morePublished on July 29, 2012 by Chris Keaton
If you are lucky enough to live in the Nashville area, the lesson with Leslie is a must. The book is the icing on the cake. Looking forward to many kayaking trips. I'm hooked.Published on July 20, 2011 by A. McManus