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From £220 Per Person

Advanced Whitewater Safety & Rescue

This intense two day course aims to build on the BCU WWSR course preparing participants for rescue scenarios in more advanced and challenging whitewater environment in a white water kayak.

Two Day Course

On the two day course you will build on your awareness of safety, practice some personal survival techniques, and learn effective throwline, boat rescue and live bate techniques.

If you would like to learn more about the course Syllabus please follow this link.

Pre requisites
  • Confident grade 3 paddler.
  • Confident swimming in canoe clothing in moving water
  • Be a minimum of 16 years of age
  • Hold WWSR if you want to gain the award.

Due to the nature of the course, good quality canoe clothing is strongly advised, the course costs do not include equipment hire, however, if you need something please get in touch. We can hire drysuits to you.

Below is a kit list that is suggested to bring with you for the weekend. If you do not have everything on the list let us know as we have spares of a lot of things.

Kit List

• Personal Kayaking clothing, especially footwear suitable for scrambling around banks.
• Throwline – Floating high visibility rope, minimum length 15m, minimum diameter 8mm.
• River Knife – sharp, safely stowed but easily accessible single-handed.
• 2 to 3 Karabiners – Locking HMS pear shaped anodised alloy karabiners.
• An un-knotted 3 – 5m length of climbers tape webbing.
• Buoyancy aid with quick release chest harness.
• Whistle
• Kayak
• 1 Prussic
• 1 Pulley

The guides were great and made our experience really enjoyable. Absolutely brilliant fun


The Details


2 Day Course

£220 pp


Grade 3-4 Kayaker


Confident swimmer

16 yrs +

You Need:

Can be provided on request.


North Wales venues

Set up for group needs & conditions

Can travel for groups

(plus mileage costs)

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