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Incident Management

In this kayak class you will learn how to be prepared for a safe journey on the sea. We will cover solid practical rescues for yourself and others, what equipment is useful and necessary and how to deal with incidents. We will also cover useful strokes to make rescues faster and more effective. Most importantly, we will cover how to develop a good risk assessment for yourself and your group so that you can better avoid incidents from happening.

Body Boat Blade coaches are certified British Canoeing Sea Kayak Coaches, you can count on us to deliver the most current rescue practices making this is a great introductory or refresher course for every paddler. Learn different methods of self and assisted kayak rescue, how to call for help, and add tools to the toolbox for dealing with unexpected incidents.

Deception Pass
1 day
Start time:
9:00 am

Class Highlights

  • Different methods of self and assisted kayak rescues
  • How to call for help
  • Kayak towing methods
  • How to deal with common incidents that happen on sea kayak journeys
  • Risk Management frameworks


A basic understanding of moving your kayak is required for this course. If you’ve taken our Foundations Level 1 or 2, or equivalent course, that would meet this requirement!

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