Rescues and Recoveries: Towing

Cost: $115pp

Location: Bowman Bay, Deception Pass State Park

Course Description: Our Rescues and Recoveries: Towing class is designed for kayakers who want to learn towing fundamentals. We will develop skills within a calm water environment, and once we’ve had an opportunity for practice move into more dynamic environments, close to rocks, within waves and in hard to maneuver environments. There will be ample opportunity for practice and feedback on this class.

  • A sampling of the course content includes:
  • Contact towing with and without a tow strap
  • Towing using a tow belt, both inline and V
  • Towing a swimmer using the back deck and bow
  • Swimmer/boat combination towing
  • Towing out from rocks to a safe harbor

Ages: 18 and up.

Duration: 4 hours. All equipment provided.

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