Lesson from The Gales: Practice rescues in the conditions in which you paddle

This is a guest post from Alec and Sharon Bloyd-Peshkin of Have Kayaks Will Travel My thanks to them for posting this article here on Go Kayak Now. Editor: Keith Wikle “Let’s be careful,” Leon Somme said as he left for the beach. “It’s getting dark and we’ve been out all day.” We had finished …

Naturally Superior G-Style 2008 Day Three

Continued from Days One and Two Day Three We suited up to work on doing open water rescues. We headed out of the channel with around 8 students. We teamed up to do t-rescues. The swells were gentle and slow, but fairly sizeable for the Great Lakes 3-5 feet. Only sizeable in that they weren’t …