Whitewater Rescue Manual: New Techniques for Canoeists, Kayakers, and Rafters / Edition 1

Whitewater Rescue Manual: New Techniques for Canoeists, Kayakers, and Rafters / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0070677905
ISBN-13:
9780070677906
Pub. Date:
07/01/1995
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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Overview

Whitewater Rescue Manual: New Techniques for Canoeists, Kayakers, and Rafters / Edition 1

Whitewater Rescue Manual is for all whitewater padlers, beginner to expert. This book presents the best techniques for self-rescue and rescue of companions on the river.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070677906
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 07/01/1995
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,311,284
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Chapter 1. Keeping Out of Trouble
Chapter 2. Equipment Safety Check
Chapter 3. Swimming and Wading
Chapter 4. Throw Ropes: Selection and Use
Chapter 5. Swimming and Line-Based Rescues
Chapter 6. Recovering Pinned Boats
Chapter 7. Retrieving Runaway Boats
Chapter 8. In-Boat Entrapments, Body Pins, and Unconscious-Swimmer Rescues
Chapter 9. First Aid
Chapter 10. Evacuation and Transport
Chapter 11. Advanced River Rescue Skills
Appendix A. Knots
Appendix B. Safety Code of the American Whitewater Affiliation
Appendix C. Resources
Index

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