Assisted Rescue

The assisted rescue is used to help another kayaker re-enter their kayak after a capsize. A good rescue is efficient, with no injuries or damaged equipment. 

Heel Hook  Preparation Emptying Out  Key Points  Variations  Practice


  • Proficiency with rescues comes with regular practice.  Make it part of your paddling routine. 
  • When you're confident in flat water, practice the rescues in progressively more challenging conditions. These are usually the conditions that will require a rescue. 

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