Foundation Safety and Rescue Training ( British Canoeing FSRT)


Foundation Safety and Rescue Training ( British Canoeing FSRT)

This Day training course aims to provide paddlers with the key safety and rescue skills required to operate safely and to be able to deal with common emergencies. These skills form the foundations for safety and rescue throughout all paddlesport.

The award has two purposes:

  • To provide the paddler with the necessary skills which will enable them to ensure the safety of themselves and others

  • To provide the paddler with the appropriate rescue skills which can be used to help themselves and/or others in difficulty

The course will cover many different type of craft, from general purpose kayaks, open canoes, stand up paddleboards, sit on tops, sea kayaks and competion boats. Please bring the boat you feel most comfortable in, we will have a selection of other crafts available

We aim to cover the following Course content through the day :-

  1. General theory and planning

    a. Safety Principles

    b. Rescue protocols

  2. Bank-based rescues

    a. Coach a swimmer to shore

    b. Rescue a swimmer with a rigid aid

    c. Rescue a swimmer using a throw line

  3. Boat-based rescues

    a. Rescue a swimmer from the water

    b. Rescue a capsized paddler using a deep water rescue

    c. Rescue an unconscious or entrapped paddler from their boat

    d. Use of towlines

    e. Self-rescue

    f. All-in rescue

  1. Rescue role play scenarios

Full joining instructions and syllabus willl be sent to you on booking

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Under 18's are welcome on these session if accompanied by a parent or guardian on the water

  • Brand:
    Border Kayaks