Written by a team of international contributors, from Australia, Europe and the USA, the text uses international case studies and examples to illustrate and highlight discussion.
Contributors include: Paul Beedie, De Montfort University, UK; Kay Dimmock, Southern Cross University, Australia; Gary Easthope, University of Tasmania, Australia; Simon Hudson, University of Calgary, Canada; Gayle Jennings, Griffith University, Australia; Lilian Jonas, Jonas Consulting, USA; Les Killion, Central Queensland University, Australia; Gianna Moscardo, James Cook University, Australia; Harold Richins, Sierra Nevada College, USA; Chris Ryan, The University of Waikato, New Zealand.
Chapter One: Waterbased Tourism, Sport, Leisure and Recreation
Section One: Water-based tourism, sport, leisure and recreation: sailing and boating
Chapter Two: Sailing/Cruising: tourism, sport, leisure, recreation and lifestyle
Chapter Three: Motor Boating: tourism, sport, leisure, and recreation
Section Two Water-based Tourism, sport, Leisure and recreation Experiences: sport or extreme sport
Chapter Four: Motorized water sports
Chapter Five: Surfing and windsurfing - development and change
Chapter Six: Sport fishing and big game-fishing
Chapter Seven: Scuba diving, snorkelling and free diving
Chapter Eight: Whitewater rafting
Chapter Nine: Kayaking
Chapter Ten: One-day boating adventures
Chapter Eleven: Sail training adventures
Section Four – Sustainability of tourism, sport, leisure and recreation in water-based environments
Chapter Twelve: Sustainability and future directions of waterbased tourism, sport, leisure and recreation experiences.