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Kayaking incidents in Ireland 2010 and 2011

Kayaking incidents in Ireland 2010 and 2011 Causes and Lessons Learnt  by Kevin Rahill RNLI Divisional Sea Safety Officer/Ireland   A growing activity   Sea kayaking is a growing sport in Ireland, with many more people taking to the water in kayaks and sit-on-tops. It is a sport that is affordable and easy to get
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rnli 2 Kayaking incidents in Ireland 2010 and 2011

Kayaking incidents in Ireland 2010 and 2011 Causes and Lessons Learnt  by Kevin Rahill RNLI Divisional Sea Safety Officer/Ireland   A growing activity   Sea kayaking is a growing sport in Ireland, with many more people taking to the water in kayaks and sit-on-tops. It is a sport that is affordable and easy to get
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rnli Incident Reporting Template

Incident Report Template   This template is a guide. Adjust/ use as you see fit.   Basically who, what , where, why , when, how format. Can be anonymous i.e. Kayaker 1, Kayaker 2 etc. or you can use initials. Reports can be done as done collaboratively or as individual efforts. State which.   Try
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IMG_0465 Wing Blades for Sea Kayaking

Wing Paddles for sea kayaking by Tadhg de Barra I’ve had number of queries about using wing blades for sea kayaking. I will through a couple of the issues involved.   Are they faster? Yes, but not by much. When wings came on the scene in the nineteen seventies, world records in sprint events i.e.
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Ireland

Tramore-0210.jpg Irish Sea Crossing

    by Conor Murray The year was 1981. I don’t remember the exact date or much else surrounding my first attempt at crossing the Irish Sea. I had acquired a wooden pallet and spent what felt like months collecting 1litre plastic drinks bottles and tying them to the pallet to make my raft to
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