CT Swiftwater Rescue Course

                        SWIFTWATER  RESCUE  COURSE

 

17 Ð 18 March

 

UPPER MERSEY RIVER

 

Canoe Tasmania invites its members and interested other river users to aswiftwater rescue course to be conducted at the Upper Mersey, utilizing Arm River Camp.

 

The course is designed for any river users who wish to learn and practice essential basic river safety and rescue techniques. Topics covered will include:

 

  • Safety equipment and gear
  • River swimming
  • Throwbag use
  • Crossing rivers
  • How to deal with logs
  • River first aid
  • CPR
  • Hypothermia
  • Knots
  • Unpinning boats
  • Evacuation awareness
  • Challenges

 

COST:    $60             Canoe Tasmania members  $30 

   Accommodation at Arm River for Saturday night is an additional $15.

 

REGISTRATION is essential by March 12.

Registration forms are downloadable by clicking on the link below.

 

CONTACT:   Andrea McQuitty    mcdeka@southcom.com.au       

ph    6428 2270                0407 407 001