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Communications - Safety Series

Paddling Communications Infographic

Communications

Means of communication

Have a reliable means of communication, such as a waterproofed cell phone or VHF radio.

Whistle

Always have a whistle attached to your lifejacket.

Light source

Have a waterproof flashlight

Paddle signs

Always review hand and paddle signals with your group, before launching.

Stay in range

Always stay withing communication range of those you are with (sight and/or ear shot).

Devices in working order

Always keep your communication devices in good working order and readily available.

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