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  1. New Design

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    Out of all the new designs out there, I couldn't find one to meet my needs, so I built one. This is not a solicitation. I'm not selling boats. I have only one and it is not finished well enough to sell to anyone. I simply would like some comments. You can see the boat being tested by...
  2. SRT vs WRT vs ACA Swiftwater Rescue Courses

    River Access & Safety Alerts!
    There appears to be three variations of swiftwater rescue courses available: SRT, WRT, and ACA. I've done an ACA course, but am curious as to the differences with these other courses. Anybody have experience?
  3. Z-drag for rescue

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Trying to find some anecdotal evidence about z drags or mechanical advantage in rescue. I am curious to know if anyone has: Used a Z Drag to actually pull a raft or kayak out of a wrap or pin? Any stories about unsuccessful attempts using a z drag? Any injuries from failed mechanical advantage...
  4. Swiftwater Rescue Course in Durango, CO

    Commercial Posts
    Southwest Rescue is offering Swiftwater Rescue Technician 1 and Whitewater Rescue Technician courses in Durango, CO this spring. Certifications are through Rescue 3 International. June 1-3, 2010 Durango, CO Email [email protected] or visit for more information.
  5. Paddler/Rescue River Knife Design

    Whitewater Kayaking
    How interested would you guys be in a river knife designed from the ground up with imput from paddlers, river rescue experts, guides, pros, etc.? Do you feel that there is a need for better design options for river knives?