WATER SAFETY

Requirements for Stand Up Paddling are a.o:

  • Wearing a lifevest (SUP Boards are no Flotation aides)
  • Good and safe swimming skills; a good health; not pregnant; no alcohol etc.
  • Beware for hypothermia (drop in cold water without warmthisolation by a Wetsuit)
  • Inform yourself about weather-and wind forecasts. And locally about dangerzones (E.g. a dam). Take your mobile phone
  • When you fall off the board, it can by taken away by wind as of windforce 2. Wear a leash in open water
    Warning: never wear a leash in rivers/ flowing waters
  • Do not paddle alone and go together