Assisted Rescues

Clinic & Card


Shows you how to help another kayaker to get back into their kayak using teamwork while minimizing your risks.


Prerequisites:  None

Course length:   2 hours.

Class ratio:         1 instructor: 4 participants.

Location:            Pool

Open water – calm conditions

Conditions:      Wind calm (< 8 knots). Sea state calm to rippled.



What you may expect to learn from this Clinic:


Approaching an overturned kayak and swimmer

Communications and observations

Rescues – dry and wet kayak

Rescue options based on situation

Options to consider after an Assisted Rescue is completed.