Safety Guidelines

With the popularity of Open Ocean Paddling increasing, all paddlers need to practice and communicate to other the importance of Open water paddling safety measures.

These include:

  • Always paddle with a partner stay within close proximity of one another
  • Always use a leash
  • Carry a cell phone in a waterproof case
  • Carry a whistle
  • Carry water
  • Practice sun Protection with sunscreen a hat or visor, eye wear, and a surfing shirt

Remember if you get into trouble, or are falling a lot, or are having difficulty with the wind blowing you where you don’t want to go you can always go on your knees and paddle or even prone paddle with your arms.

The joys and benefits of distance paddling are boundless for those who have experience a good downwind run. Lets make sure everyone can experience this without a mishap.

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