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River Safety Rescue 2

Designed for kayakers who wish to undertake relevant training in Safety and Rescue T

  • 80 euros
  • Clashganny

Service Description

Requirements for attending a RSR 2 assessment: Participants must hold a level 2 skills in either canoe or kayak to attend an RSR2 course. Must be a Canoeing Ireland member The RSR 2 aims to enable candidates to: 1. Understand the appropriate equipment for Grade II water 2. Develop an understanding of Safe Practices on Grade II water 3. Execute self-rescue on Grade II water 4. Rescue of others in Grade II water 5. Rescue of equipment in Grade II water Personal Equipment for Grade II Basic Hydrology/Dynamics of Grade II rivers Safe practices and accident prevention methods – CLAP Communication Line of Sight Avoidance Positioning Risk Assessment & Decision Making on Grade II Rivers Safety Zones & Leadership Safe River Running Methods – Follow the Leader Herd and Drive Eddy Hopping Leap Frog Safe order of Priority Self-Rescue – Defensive/Offensive swimming in Grade II Systematic approach to a rescue – Talk – Command words Reach – Reaching techniques Throw – Throw rope rescues & stabilisation lines Row – Chase boating, Barging, Towing, Carries, Rescues Go – Shallow water crossing, Live bait rescues Helo – Making emergency calls to rescue services Access & Egress Progression of Extraction Extraction Techniques – Knots Clipping in Effective Pulling Anchors Vector Pull

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • Clashganny Lock, Clashganny, Clohastia, County Carlow, Ireland

    083 301 9355

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