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|The view from the Harrison-Dever crib this morning.
|Sample data from the Harrison-Dever crib.
|A portion of the Great Lakes Water Level Observations.
|The Harrison-Dever crib.
|Alec and Pat tow a canoe during the three-star training
|Steve Macdonald, holding the fate of a very small canoeist in this hands.
|Sailing with the aid of an additional canoe.
|Steering around a buoy during the three-star training.
|Poling, a shallow-water technique particularly useful on rivers.
|Receiving feedback from Steve Macdonald.
|Steve coaching a group of students in Ireland.
|Alec tests the new Outex system
|The Outex system is modular, making additions or replacements easy.
|Putting on the washer that seals the cover around the lens.
|The LCD cover allows a good view of camera functions.
|Fully assemble, with an 18-200 mm. zoom lens.
|The first we took.
|A rescue scenario in Sea Kayak with Gordon Brown, volume 3.
|Franco Ferrero is one of several members of the paddling pantheon in this video.
|Tom Motte, our Rhode Island connection.
|Today's menu: Peanut butter, banana, pumpkin seed and raisin sandwiches.
|Meeting on the beach.
has entered a higher level of performance, involving a high level of personal skill and leadership in advanced situations. It is a leadership award and the appropriate test for paddlers who wish to lead groups of other paddlers in appropriate locations in advanced tidal waters and dynamic weather conditions typified by the Climate of the British Isles. The five star leader has the skills and judgement to select appropriate trips for a range of ability levels.
|Tim points out the intended route on a chart.
|Planning a coastal journey during the four-star training.
|Safely landing a group on a ledge during the four-star training.
|Working on surf landings with an injured paddler.
|Watching as John demonstrates how boats behave in surf without paddlers.
|John creates a low pressure system in his back yard.
|The goal of all this? To safely lead a group, even in fog.