Have the Swimming - Beginner - Advanced honor.
For tips and instruction see Swimming - Beginner - Advanced.
List the difficulty levels of rapids and explain how this classification is determined.
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.
In a boat loaded with at least four people, demonstrate the following maneuvers:
In a boat loaded with at least four people, during the crossing of a rapid, demonstrate the following safety movements:
Inside (or floor)
List at least three safety equipment necessary for the practice of rafting and describe the usefulness of each one.
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.
In a boat loaded with at least four people, demonstrate how to rescue a person in deep water as follows:
Person at a distance of 2 m from the boat, using the "T" grip of the paddle
Person more than 3 m from the boat, using a rescue rope
In deep water and with a minimum group of four people, demonstrate:
How to right a boat
How to get back to the boat without the help of another person
Travel a minimum of 10 km in a river with rapids of level III or higher, demonstrating knowledge of the safety rules of rafting.
Investigate two rivers near your region that are suitable for rafting and gather the following information:
Place of the source and mouth of the river
Place where rafting is appropriate
Times in the year in which you can practice rafting
Minimum and maximum level of difficulty of the river
Minimum and maximum depth of the river
Height of the largest cataract (rapid)
Water pollution level