This course is for all those who want to acquire the skills and main knowledge of rescue in whitewater with the use of a SUP.

2 days
good physical health, good swimming skills, consolidated experience with river SUP
Aimed to
all those who want to acquire the skills and main knowledge of rescue in whitewater with the use of a SUP

Rescue Project Whitewater Technician Rescuer course, specifically for SUP leaders, has a duration of 2 days, divided in both theoretical lessons and practical parts in water.

This course is for anyone who wants to approach to river in a safe and responsible way, by acquiring standard techniques in matter of river rescue, by using a SUP.

The main goal is to sensitize on theme of rescue on river with SUP, starting from the needed equipment, advanced techniques of self rescue and rescue, such as managing a capsizing, a joint, a foot joint and much more.

It is fundamental to remember that the course is only a starting point and that all of the techniques have to be constantly updated and trained, to keep an efficient and proper mindset.

What will be acquired:

  • Swimming skills certificate
  • ATP (Auto-protection) certificate in accordance with Italian applicable law D.Lgs 81/08
  • Skills in use of SUP for rivers certificate


  • It is possible to rent all the necessary equipment for the course: protection devices, swimsuit, homologated helmet, homologated lashing.  
  • It is possible to organize and integrate BLS-D Course (Basic Life Support - defibrillator)
  • You can ask for support in finding your accommodation nearby our site

Detailed program, training objectives, equipment details

Upcoming dates on the calendar

If you are interested in a course you can book it directly using our online booking service.

If you need further information please do not hesitate to contact us


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River approaching

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River bank monitoring

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Packraft and safety course

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Corso S.A.R. - Search And Rescue

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Tecnico Soccorritore Fluviale 1

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