Location: Bowman Bay, Deception Pass State Park
Course Description: Our Rescues and Recoveries: Entrapment & Moving Water class is designed for kayakers who want to gain confidence in their ability to take care of others in a moving water environment. We will spend the beginning portion of our class working on a toolkit to rescue entrapped/unresponsive kayakers, or kayakers without a roll who can be brought upright without a wet exit. We will then transition into Canoe Pass (Deception Pass) where we will practice within the currents and wave action of a dynamic environment. There will be ample opportunity for practice and feedback on this class.
A sampling of the course content includes:
- Scoop rescue
- Unresponsive paddler/Hand-of-God rescue
- Bow/stern/side-by-side rescue
- Rescuing in the presence of currents and eddylines
- Peel-outs and edge management
Ages: 18 and up.
Duration: 5 hours. All equipment provided.Book Now
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