Safety Resources

The following resources have been created to support you in the development of your safety skills. The list below is a great starting point, check out the Digital Library for more specific resources.

  Why we paddle and the decisions we make (8.8 MiB, 197 hits)

  Using Throwlines in a Sheltered Water Environment (24.1 MiB, 783 hits)

  Inland Open Water Safety and Rescue Course Support Resource (9.4 MiB, 190 hits)

  Safety and Rescue in a Sheltered Water Environment Support Resource (32.6 MiB, 501 hits)

  White Water Hazards and Features (26.3 MiB, 328 hits)

  Introduction to White Water Safety (15.4 MiB, 220 hits)

  White Water Safety and Rescue Support Resource (17.0 MiB, 298 hits)

Rescue Videos

The videos within this section is not exhaustive but a selection of options paddlers can use.

Sheltered Water Bank-Based Rescues

Sheltered Water Open Canoe Rescues

Sheltered Water Kayak Rescues

Sheltered Water Mixed Craft Rescues

Sheltered Water SUP Rescues

Racing Craft Rescues

Coaching from the bank guidance

  Bank based coaching from a bike (129.8 KiB, 191 hits)

  Coaching Freestyle from the bank (8.2 MiB, 157 hits)

  Ten top tips to consider when supervising pool sessions (4.6 MiB, 332 hits)

  Coaching from the bank in Slalom (11.9 MiB, 169 hits)

  Coaching from the Beach (4.3 MiB, 154 hits)

  Top tips for coaching white water from the bank (6.9 MiB, 246 hits)

  Coaching Canoe Polo from the Bank (2.7 MiB, 205 hits)

  Top tips for bank based coaching wild water racing (3.4 MiB, 129 hits)