CoastguardMana Saving Lives at Sea

Training exercise Kayak recovery

Posted by Trevor Farmer
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Thu, 09/03/2017

4 crew particpated in a mini sarex to locate a distresses kayaker, establish communications and recover the paddler and kayak.

3 recovery scenarios were ran, 2 using throw bags and the 3rd using a towed recovery sling. On each occasion the paddler and kayak were recovered on bopard Mana Rescue 1

On completion of the exercise 2 crew were run through CRV fam on MR1.

Skills tested were; communication (radio, voice and crew), area fam, SAR planning, recovery planning, CRM, use of floating line recovery devices.

5 people
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