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Roll Aid Back Up

My mother has asked me to research the device Roll Aid Back Up. It is a lift bag that uses a CO2 cartrige to right a kayak.

Is this a safe device for her to use. She is in her late 60's with some arthritis in her hands and not much experience with kayaks. She paddles alone in British Columbia coastal waters.

I have heard one critisism stating that it would take two hands to use the bag properly which could cause the paddle to be lost.

Link to Roll Aid
www.roll-aid.com