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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