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​Wayne Horodowich

If you would like an alternative to the standard paddle float recovery (See USK Article "Solo…

Whether you paddle with a group or you enjoy paddling solo there may come a time where you would need to…

The T-recovery is one of many assisted recoveries where the water is drained from the flooded kayak…

A couple of months ago I had the pleasure to observe one of the local kayaking instructors for a couple…

If you paddle with others you should be thinking of ways to utilize the members of your group whenever…

The traditional All In Recovery takes some time and a good deal of orchestration and manipulation to…

The Eskimo paddle recovery is a variation of the Eskimo bow recovery (See USK article, "Eskimo Bow…

When the original kayakers capsized exiting their kayak was not an option because of the cold water.…

I never heard of stirrup (sometimes called a sling) recoveries until I met a guide from the Pacific…

The "Scoop Rescue" is a method for getting an injured or disabled kayaker back in their kayak. Since I…

It is always good to have a few different ways to perform a capsize recovery. The main solo recovery…

During my years of teaching sea kayaking I have seen numerous dual capsizes when a T-Recovery was being…

As with all kayaks every different design has its advantages and disadvantages. Paddling a double is no…

Sit-On-Tops (SOT's) are one of the many categories of boats that fall in the realm of paddle craft. As…

The hand up rescue/recovery has more recently been named the "Hand of God" (HOG) rescue. Remember our…

We have already presented two other re-entries that can be used by the paddler after they have wet…

The traditional re-enter and pump recovery usually performed by doubles partners takes…

Ever since I started promoting the concept of wet re-entries, instead of climbing on your kayak for…

This variation of the paddle float recovery is designed for paddlers who have difficulty climbing onto…

The most efficient solo recovery after a capsize is a roll. However, sooner or later all of us end up…

The wet entry is more commonly referred to as a wet re-entry, because most paddlers use it to get back…

There may come a time when you do not have assistance and you have to enter your kayak as quickly as…

Once upon a time before bulkheads and proper floatation, if you capsized in your kayak and had to do a…

The TX-Recovery, like the "T" or the "HI" recovery, is named for the configuration…