Safety and Rescue Essentials by Chris Brain

A free PDF resource or printed copy avaible to purchase.
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A free PDF resource or printed copy avaible to purchase.

Safety and Rescue Essentials is a new resource which gives the paddler an insight into the techniques required for staying safe and performing simple rescues on moving water.

Topics include

  • Planning, preparation and incident avoidance
  • Kit, equipment and boat set up
  • Swimming in whitewater
  • Simple rescues such as shouting, reaching and throwing
  • Mechanical Advantage systems
  • Boat based rescues (canoe and kayak)
  • Using a chest harness
  • Entrapment situations
  • Accessing Steep ground

The resource is paddler friendly and features plenty of real action pictures to bring it to life.