Having a boat wrapped or pinned can be a real trip spoiler and sometimes it can be life threatening. So knowing how to unpin or unwrap a boat quickly should be an essential part of your knowledge if you are a regular on rivers. Being correctly equipped to do a mechanical pulley system is also essential.

Jim Coffey of R3 – Rescue for Riverrunners takes us through the steps of using mechanical advantages to make this possible.

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