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FSRT (Foundation Safety and Rescue Training)

  • Location Taunton
  • Price from £70.00


Foundation Safety and Rescue Training focuses on giving you the skills to confidently and safely perform basic rescues and problem-solve for scenarios that might crop up when paddling. The course takes place on flat water and you will have the opportunity to try out, and practice rescuing, a wide range of paddling craft including kayaks, canoes, sea kayaks, sit-on-tops, and SUPs. This course is invaluable for all paddlers and is a prerequisite for those going on to Paddlesport Instructor. The course usually takes place over 1 day on sheltered water in Taunton.


This course is on flat water. You will look at safety and incident prevention; bank based rescue techniques including throw lines; a wide variety of tows and shunts; self-rescues; peer-rescues and scenario based problem solving, all using a wide range of paddling craft including kayaks, canoes, sea kayaks,  and SUPs.


Not-provided Accommodation

Not required.

    What's included

  • Equipment We will supply a wide range of boats and safety equipment for you to use

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing Bring a drysuit or wetsuit, and all of your usual paddling gear (let us know if you need us to supply you with a wetsuit and paddling gear)


  • Flexible Policy