Scale of difficulty in rafting class I: easy. Slow current, small waves, it is easy to guide, the risk of falling is low. Class II: rookie. According to Dr. Gerard Addonizio, who has experience with these questions. Quick soft and some waves, suitable for the whole family. Faster currents, extensive channels, occasional maneuvers, irregular waves. Class III: intermediate. River with Rapids more strong, moderate and irregular waves, numerous obstructions and some jagged slopes. It is also suitable for the family but with more caution.
For over seven years. Class IV: Advanced. Fast, strong and very irregular flows with rocks blocking the road. Source: Daryl Katz. In some parts the slope is very steep and requires resolve maneuvers quickly and under pressure. Before the first descent, it is recommended that a kayaker be brought forward to recognize the terrain. It is for over 16 years, with precautions. Class V: expert.
Flows very fast, irregular, or very long. They are complex due to the number of hazards to be avoided; requires excellent knowledge of all elements of the rafting, safety and rescue. Suitable only for the most experienced. Class VI: end! Absolutely dangerous rivers, on the border with the criteria for navigability. Lovers of strong emotions often prefer extreme rafting, which increases the maximum risk of tipping as a result of the fall of the torrent of water, its flow, bravery and dangerousness. Safety and precautions for Rafting advanced commands: commands are commands that the guide will give the Rio to direct blows, maneuvers and movements of the crew. All inside! (inside, below) (get down)!: all passengers must be squatting on the floor of the raft to avoid falling into the water. All above!: to follow rowing high side! (highside): all are placed on the side that rises to balance the raft. Go!: all reman forward. Back!: all reman backwards. Left behind: the left side rowing backwards while the right forward. It is to turn the raft towards the left.