SELSAR is in the process of developing a boat team and we are looking for experienced Kayak and Canoeist.
Kayak and Canoe Searchers are a dedicated team of highly competent kayakers and canoeist. All team members will be qualified and operational Lowland Search Technicians, who have developed these skills for the water environment. All will need to be skilled paddlers to the capable of using a range of craft. The members of the team that handle the canoes and the kayaks will need to qualified to the British Canoe Union (BCU) standards for Inland 2 Star plus the Foundation Safety Rescue Training or equivalent.
British Canoeing Safety and Rescue qualifications.
Kayaks are an ideal rapid deployment water search craft, which can be used in any waterway, but are especially useful in shallow, narrow, environmentally sensitive or difficult to access waters.
They work closely with Bank search teams along the waters edge.