Category: Rescues

Technique: Scoop Rescue

The scoop rescue is used to aid an exhausted or injured paddler back into a sea kayak when they are unable to assist the rescuer in the process. It involves holding the sea kayaking on its side, half full of water and then...

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Technique: Ladder Self Rescue

Following on from my recent post regarding the evening of skills training/assessment I undertook with Owen Burson, I’ve been thinking a lot about the issues I found trying to complete a straddle rescue when the bungees on...

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