The second in Greg Davenport's 'Books for the Wilderness' series, this book covers the techniques and equipment necessary for surviving in water. Photographs and drawings illustrate gear and techniques. Survival skills include keeping warm, creating a campsite, purifying and de-salting water, and finding food along the coast. Learn to navigate with a map, compass, and sexton and how to use a sea anchor and improvise sails. Learn how to signal for help, especially in open water.Davenport, Gregory J. is the author of 'Surviving Coastal and Open Water Greg Davenport's Books for the Wilderness', published 2003 under ISBN 9780811728157 and ISBN 0811728153.