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www.answers.com/Q/When_boating_on_a_river_What_is_the_danger_of_a_strainer

Strainers can trap boats, and throw boaters overboard.

www.answers.com/Q/When_boating_on_a_river_you_may_encounter_strainers_what_are_the_dangers_of_strainers

When boating on a river you may encounter strainers what are the dangers of ... a strainer traps particles to separate them out from the liquid you are using, this ...

www.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_danger_of_a_strainer_in_a_river

When boating on a river you may encounter strainers what are the dangers of strainers? Strainers are obstructions that allow water to flow, but block small craft.

www.boat-ed.com/waterrescue/studyGuide/River-Hazards-Strainers/191099_700084463

Studying the topic “River HazardsStrainers” from the official Water Rescue for ... You are looking at a preview of what's in the timed Water Rescue for the First Responder Course. ... Bouncing twigs may indicate a partially submerged strainer.

www.fishandboat.com/Boat/WaterandIceSafety/Documents/HazardsWater/Strainers.pdf

Strainers are common on rivers and streams ... solid objects like boats or people ... Never try to go through a strainer and give it as much room as possible. If you ...

swiftwaterrescue.com/swiftwater-rescue/strainers-swiftwater-hazard

Strainers are one of the most dangerous features that are found on rivers. ... that swiftwater can flow through, but that a swimmer, kayaker or boat cannot. ... If you only get your body partially up on the strainer you may have to throw your body ...

www.boatingbasicsonline.com/content/general/9_1_d.htm

A wake from a powerboat can easily swamp the Paddle driven boat and leave ... unusually high water and operating around low head dams and strainers. Know how to swim and be able to perform a "self rescue" in rivers or waters with strong currents. ... From downstream, you may not realize the danger until it's too late.

ayresriverblog.com/2011/06/09/safety-in-knowing-part-2

Jun 9, 2011 ... Along with understanding the river you will be on and knowing the flow, having an understanding of the specific types of hazards you may encounter can be life saving. These include: dangerous hydraulics, strainers, foot entrapment, water ... A strainer does just what it says; water goes through but nothing ...

paddling.com/learn/river-hazards

Tom Watson explains common river hazards (that you may or may not know of) and ... Like a spaghetti noodle in a strainer, I was being pushed to the bottom against a ... As the current swept the boat past the tangle of branches, I pushed off the ... Here is a glossary of the most common hazards one may encounter on river ...