Sea Kayak Handling Video Demonstrations

You’ve read Doug’s clear explanation of edged turning and noted his top tips. You’ve seen the clear photo sequence of backward paddling (“Ah, that’s where I start my back-stroke!”). Now you can view video clips of each of the skills and strokes from the book, right here. Check them out below or order your copy of Sea Kayak Handling here.

Forward Paddling


Travelling in a Straight Line


Reverse paddling




Static turning


Forward turns on the move


Reverse turns on the move


Stern rudders


Moving sideways


Support strokes


Use of rudders