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Rec Kayak Clinic #4: Being Safe on the Water, Basic Rescue Techniques, Proper Clothing and Gear

  • 10 Aug 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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 Clinic # 4: 

Being Safe on the Water, Basic Rescue Techniques, Proper Clothing and Gear

A safe paddler is a happy paddler.  We will discuss proper gear for a comfortable and safe paddle.  Basic rescue techniques that every kayaker should know for personal and group safety will be covered. Learn self-rescue and how to rescue a capsized kayaker and assist paddlers with their re-entry into the boat.  Be prepared to get wet, you will be in the water. Protect your feet, especially your toes, wear secure footwear. Closed water shoes or sneakers a must, no sandals, flip flops or crocs.

Recommended Boats: touring, crossover or recreational kayak.

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