A must-have book for walkers, sailors, swimmers, anglers and everyone interested in the natural world, in How To Read Water, Natural Navigator Tristan Gooley shares knowledge, skills, tips and useful observations to help you enjoy the landscape around you. A Sunday Times 'Must Read' book'. Anyone who spends time in, on, or by, water - whether at the helm of a narrowboat or merely playing Poohsticks with grandkids - will benefit from some of the extraordinary insights in this book.' - Waterways World'. Includes over 700 clues, signs and patterns. You'll learn how to:Interpret ponds like a PolynesianSpot dangerous water in the pitch black with the help of a clock face. Read the sea like a Viking. Forecast the weather from waves. Find your way with puddles. Decipher wave patterns on beaches. Decode the colour of water. Unravel a river like an expert. From wild swimming in Sussex to wayfinding off Oman, via the icy mysteries of the Arctic, Tristan Gooley draws on his own pioneering journeys to reveal the secrets of ponds, puddles, rivers, oceans and more to show us all the skills we need to read the water around us.

ISBN: 9781473615229
Author: Gooley, Tristan
Publication date: 13/06/2017
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
Dimension: 196mm X 131mm