Category Archives: safety
SKABC ran a Rescue Practice session on Sunday August 1. Thanks Roberto D for creating this cool video using a 360 degree camera of him and Susan J practicing a heel hook assisted rescue. https://vimeo.com/581955091/a2a3c9aaed
Originally posted Feb. 18, 2021. If you missed them the first time, here are some rescue practice videos. Thanks Sue Johnson for sending these along — great to watch if you’re unfamiliar or as a refresher! Paddle float, self-rescue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkj2S4yxoQI … Continue reading
Here’s a link to the Sea Kayaking Safety Guide by Transport Canada featured at our October club meeting. Thanks Scott T. for sending this along. It has also been added to the Safety Resources on the Trip Planning page.
Spring is here and soon we’ll be heading out on the water again. The first SKABC courses have already taken place and the first trips have launched. Just because your paddling trip at the end of last season was a … Continue reading
When paddling, different factors can affect good verbal communication. Distance Wind Not speaking loudly and clearly Not being face to face Age, i.e. hearing loss Here is a quick review of whistle and paddle signals to communicate with your paddling group … Continue reading