This clinic is all kayakers, canoeist, rafters and duckie captains.
Somewhere, at sometime you will wish you knew what to do in a river emergency. Just rescuing gear can turn into a nightmare, never mind rescuing a person. Quick response time and the knowledge to set up a rescue safely are skills you should have as a boater. Make this the year to bring your rescue skills to a higher level. Friends owe it to friends to be capable of river rescue. All rescue equipment is provided. Boating gear may be rented. Kayakers must be of Class II-III ability. Rescue lifejackets are considered personal equipment and are highly recommended. This clinic qualifies as an ACA sanction course. Please see page 13 for information on the ACA. Day 1 Introduction, equipment needed for rescues, how to handle a rescue situation, equipment vs life, lunch (provided), throw bag rescues, tow systems, swimmer/boat/paddle, walking in rapids, unconscious swimmer rescue, anchors, Z-Drags, and floating platform rescue Day 2 Bridge abutment rescue, unwrapping a kayak/raft, vertical pins, ankle entrapment, lunch (provided), mock rescues, test, and rescue evaluation.
Apr 22 - Apr 23, 06
Jul 22 - Jul 23, 06
Gear Rental Package: $40.00