whitewater books :: safety and instruction

This section is a fine collection of safety and instructional books.

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safety

River Rescue

River Rescue: A Manual for Whitewater Safety

Les Bechdel and Slim Ray are among the pioneers in river rescue. This third edition should be a well-thumbed and dog-eared reference in the library of any safety-conscious boater or rescue professional.

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Whitewater Rescue Manual

Whitewater Rescue Manual: New Techniques for Canoeists, Kayakers, and Rafters

This is Charlie Walbridges take on whitewater rescue. He is one of the most experienced and knowledgeble people I have met and I highly recommend this book.

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instruction

The Complete Whitewater Rafter

The Complete Whitewater Rafter

Great book by Jeff Bennett that I use to teach whitewater raft guide school.

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Whitewater Paddling: Strokes & Concepts

Whitewater Paddling: Strokes & Concepts

Kayaking EJ style!

The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Kayaking

The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Kayaking

Book by Ken Whiting and Kevin Varette that covers everything from the most basic skills and concepts to the most advanced, cutting edge paddling techniques.