Winter Practice Rules

  • Only paid members may paddle the club's canoes during the winter

  • All paddlers must wear a vest PFD

  • The OC6 must go out with a full crew: 6 paddlers including a certified steers person in each canoe

  • Bring the marine radio or a cellphone in a dry bag

  • Don’t go out if the wind is gusting above 25mph

  • Review wind and tide conditions before going out. Be aware if the wind is coming from the west.

  • Review sunset hours and make sure you have sufficient daylight hours to complete your paddle

  • Dress for cold water conditions and immersion  

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