What you will learn
Learn the basics of the program, including the three Ts – Trip Planning, Training, and The Essentials, before diving deep into PaddleSmart on Moving Water. This program is similar in many ways to the Survive Outside course, but offers additional training that is specific to paddling and adventuring out on the water.
Wear your lifejacket
It’s the most effective piece of safety equipment you can use while on the water. Most marine incidents occur quickly and without warning.
Carry the required safety equipment and ensure vessel preparedness. It could save your life on the water.
Be aware of cold water risks
The immediate effects of cold water immersion can be life-threatening.
Learn about the risks of alcohol and paddling, the risks of hypothermia, cold water submersion, and more.