Safety

 

 Leslie Maple 

Safety is the first concern of Lowcountry Paddlers. Our members are also required to join the American Canoe Association, insurance provider for official club trips.

Safety Director: Leslie Maple
lesmaple@comcast.net    

PFD - Wear it! Whistle
Leslie Maple
  A Personal Flotation Device (PFD) is always required A whistle is also required!

Important Links:

Regulations: US Coast Guard Boating Safety Resource Center Regulations http://www.uscgboating.org/regulations/
Laws: State Boating Laws http://www.uscgboating.org/state_boating_laws.aspx
Hunting & Fishing: Rules & Regulations by SC Department of Natural Resources July 2011 - August 2012 (5MB) http://www.dnr.sc.gov/regs/pdf/rulesreg1112.pdf
Safety: Hypothermia http://firstaid.about.com/od/heatcoldexposur1/ht/06_hypothermia.htm
Safety Checklist What to Bring!