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Tag: Throw

Palm Equipment Lightning Throwbag

We will have our hands on a new Palm Equipment Lightning throwbag very shortly and will be forcing members of Team Unsponsored to swim to try it out. We had close look a few weeks ago at Palm HQ and it is clear that they are going to be very popular.

Palm Equipment Lightning Throwbag

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How to Quickly Coil a Throw Rope

A great video from our friends at NRS.

Knowing how to quickly coiling your throw rope for a second toss is an essential swiftwater rescue skill. Here’s a trick to help you make a fast, tangle-free second throw.

HF Swifty Belt

The HF Swifty Belt is designed so that you are able to carry your throw line with you at all times. It is designed around the same belt system that you see on all rescue PFDs. The buckle is exactly the same and ensures that the system is quick release.

HF Swifty Belt

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Pin/Rescue Kit Part II – Throwbags

Carrying and being able to use a rope effectively/safely are key skills that every paddler should have and practice. First things first, if you intend on carrying/using a throw bag or a rope then you should also be carrying a knife. That knife should be capable of cutting through your throw line with ease, therefore it must be super sharp and hold its edge. Lots of great information about all things sharp and keeping them sharp can be found over on British Blades.

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