AY Honor Rafting Answer Key

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Skill Level

2

Year

2012

Version

20.01.2022

Approval Authority

South American Division

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Rafting
Recreation
Skill Level
123
Approval Authority
South American Division
Year of Introduction
2012

1

Have the Swimming - Beginner - Advanced honor.


For tips and instruction see Swimming - Beginner - Advanced.


2

List the difficulty levels of rapids and explain how this classification is determined.



3

With a group of at least four people, demonstrate the correct way to board and disembark a boat on a dock, at the edge of a river.



4

In a boat loaded with at least four people, demonstrate the following maneuvers:



4a

Forward Paddle



4b

Back Paddle



4c

Right Back



4d

Left Back




5

In a boat loaded with at least four people, during the crossing of a rapid, demonstrate the following safety movements:



5a

Hold



5b

Inside (or floor)




6

List at least three safety equipment necessary for the practice of rafting and describe the usefulness of each one.



7

Describe the correct position to go into in case of falling overboard into the river and when someone tries to rescue you by the current through the rapids.



8

In a boat loaded with at least four people, demonstrate how to rescue a person in deep water as follows:



8a

Person at a distance of 2 m from the boat, using the "T" grip of the paddle



8b

Person more than 3 m from the boat, using a rescue rope




9

In deep water and with a minimum group of four people, demonstrate:



9a

How to right a boat



9b

How to get back to the boat without the help of another person




10

Travel a minimum of 10 km in a river with rapids of level III or higher, demonstrating knowledge of the safety rules of rafting.



11

Investigate two rivers near your region that are suitable for rafting and gather the following information:



11a

Place of the source and mouth of the river



11b

Place where rafting is appropriate



11c

Times in the year in which you can practice rafting



11d

Minimum and maximum level of difficulty of the river



11e

Minimum and maximum depth of the river



11f

Height of the largest cataract (rapid)



11g

Water pollution level





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