Whitewater Safety and Rescue

Essential Knowledge For Canoeists, Kayakers, And Raft Guides

Book Description

Whitewater Safety and Rescue is a must for recreational paddlers and professional river guides alike. Covering topics from strategies for safely descending a rapid to recovering overboard paddlers and making injured people safe, it thoroughly explains all aspects of safety and rescue on a river and in white water. Over 400 color photographs and detailed diagrams illustrate this essential and modern instructional guide for canoeists, kayakers, and rafters.

About Ferrero, Franco

Franco Ferrero is a qualified British Canoe Union (BCU) Level 5 Coach (Sea and Inland) and is certified in the United Kingdom as a Rescue Emergency Care first-aid provider and a Rescue 3 Instructor. He is the author of BCU Canoe & Kayak Handbook, BCU Coaching Handbook, and Sea Kayak Navigation. He lives in Wales.