Properly equipped kayak: Personal kayaking equipment: Other Equipment:
Rigid end loops and/or toggles. Paddle Throw Rope
Suitable buoyancy ISO approved Helmet Knife
Suitable foot rest ISO approved Buoyancy Aid with integrated harness 4-5 m Open Sling
A kayak must be of sufficient volume to carry out all necessary safety equipment and perform any rescue as required by the Level 4 Kayak Skills Award Spray deck Karabiners x 2, one screw gate, one snap gate
Adequate hard sole footwear Towing System
Wetsuit or dry pants, dry cag or dry suit, combined with sufficient thermal clothing First Aid Kit
Mobile Phone
Whistle
Torch
Flask and Food
Spare Clothes
 Bivvy Bag or group shelter
Split Paddle
Repair Kit which should include  duct tape and multi tool (at a minimum)
Dry Bag or other method of keeping equipment dry