Canoeing Safety and Rescue

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Rocky Mountain Books, 1992 - Sports & Recreation - 128 pages
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Essential reading for anyone involved in river or lake paddling, this manual discusses all aspects of canoe safety: how to develop safe canoe habits, concise step-by-step descriptions of how to manage rescues, and how to choose appropriate rescue techniques and equipment. Although aimed at the recreational paddler, this manual is also a must-have for canoe guides, outdoor program leaders and summer camp operators.

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Planning for a Safe Trip
The Rescue Plan

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About the author (1992)

Doug McKown is former director of the canoeing program at the Banff National Army Cadet Camp. He is a certified canoe instructor and experienced canoe tripper living in Alberta, Canada.

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