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The Hand of God Rescue

The Hand of God is a really cool rescue technique for experienced leaders or teachers dealing with beginner or…

Tags: Video, Safety

The Hand Roll

The hand roll is a roll done without the help of a paddle: a move that requires solid rolling technique and an…

Tags: Kayak, whitewater, rolling, technique

Scoop Rescue

I hope this never happens to you, but there may come a time when you have a paddler in the water that is incap…

All In Recovery (traditional)

I recall when I started my sea kayaking career. Being self taught at the beginning and then learning from book…

Tags: Kayak, re-enter, capsize, rescue

Between the Kayaks Re-entry

After you wet exit from your kayak you have numerous methods to choose from for getting back in to your cockpi…

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Scramble (Cowboy) Recovery

The scramble recovery, sometimes referred to as the cowboy recovery because of straddling the kayak as you do …

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How To Re-Enter A Sit-On-Top Kayak

In this video, we're going to look at the best way to re-enter a sit-on-top kayak in the event that you've fal…

Tags: Video, Kayak, re-enter, technique

What Happens If I Flip?

Paddlers often say that we're all "between swims." Flipping is always a possibility, and if you end up in the …

Tags: Video, Kayak, capsize, re-enter

There's A Hole In My Boat (Part 2)

Last month we discussed how to detect and patch (not "repair") a leak on a typical roto-molded kayak while out…

Tags: Kayak