Keep a swiftwater rescue refresher in your PFD pocket. The Whitewater Rescue Field Guide, by Boreal River Rescue, is a compact, waterproof booklet that covers the basics of most on-the-water emergency situations.
The 30 page guide, printed on waterproof, tear-proof paper, is a useful tool that's easy to bring along when you're on the water.
It's written by rescue course instructors, covering: Knots, anchors, mechanical advantage systems, kayak pins, raft/kayak/canoe wraps, throw bags, live bait rescue, foot entrapment, whitewater swimming & swift water entries, shallow water crossing techniques, drowning, hypothermia, communications, emergency call, equipment checklist and rescue scene management.
Clearly illustrated with drawings, photos, checklists and charts.
This is an excellent reference that you can always have close at hand, if needed.
Authors: Boreal River Rescue Instructors Copyright: 2014, 2nd Edition Size: 3 3/4" x 5 1/2" Pages: 30