paddling

Learn what to wear for cold water paddling

Cold water paddling

Water temperatures start to drop as we head into fall and winter. While paddling in cooler climes can be a lot of fun, paddlers need …

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Life jackets for paddlers

A life jacket, or personal flotation device, is the most important personal safety device for boaters, and all mariners should wear one while on the …

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Scoop rescue is used when someone has capsized and becomes incapicated or injured.

Capsize Recovery

Paddlers new to the sport or those occasionally renting a boat are focused on all the fun they will have exploring rivers, lakes, or the …

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Paddling with marine VHF

Paddling with marine VHF

“Paddlers do not think of themselves as boaters.” – A Boater’s Guide to the Federal Requirements for Recreational Boats by the U.S. Coast Guard Because …

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