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River Safety Rescue 2 Refresher

RSR refresher day -recap and explore more techniques

  • 60 euros
  • Clashganny

Service Description

A day designed to refresh critical skills and given prior learning allows us to delve into more advanced techniques 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

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule please contact us 24 hours in advance. Our experiences are subject to weather and river conditions, if we feel either is going to adversely affect the experience or make it unsafe we will be in contact to reschedule. For a session to run we need a minimum of 4 participants

Contact Details

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

    083 301 9355

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