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Flooded Kayak Rescue
« on: August 11, 2018, 12:49:42 PM »

Has anyone with RICKA ever performed this kind of rescue?  :o

See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QT6mnsnlL88
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Re: Flooded Kayak Rescue
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2018, 02:24:25 PM »

Yes, years ago, with a poorly designed cross-over boat paddled by the infamous Jack Foo it became necessary.  More recently, we've done it with recreation boats in the pool.  It is really one of those dated rescues made famous years ago in Dereck Hutchinson's Guide to Sea Kayaking.  In today's world it is largely an anachronism.