Winter rescue practice anyone?

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Winter rescue practice anyone?

Postby mduvekot » Mon Jan 12, 2015 1:00 pm

I know that that some people think the paddling season is over, but I rather enjoy winter paddles. Paddling in snow and ice is wonderful, and I can dress for the cold. I am acutely aware of the dangers of paddling in cold weather, and while I like to think that I've got it all covered, one of the things that keeps bugging me is that rescues are much more difficult in the cold than they are in a pool or in warm weather.

Are there others who are interested in practising rescues this winter to make sure they can perform their rescues in difficult conditions? I tend to play near the mouth of the Humber in Toronto, because it's near where I live, and I can park my car close to shore to warm up quickly. I'm available pretty much any time, and I'm open to other suggestions for other locations of course.

have fun,
Michiel
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