Thursday, August 02, 2007

Capistrano flip canoe rescue

Check out July 2007 "Canoe and Kayak" Magazine--
Canoe Self-rescue with the Capistrano Flip--Written by Conor Mihell

It will describe in detail what to do when
a canoe is flipped on a large body of water.
Step 1 - get under the boat in the air pocket
Step 2 - synchronize with partner ( face each other)
Step 3 - swim kick hard, use arms to lift boat
Step 4 - flip boat keeping edges out of water
Step 5 - partner holds boat steady for re-entry

**see video clip below for a demonstration**



Have fun this summer - -
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