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Float Plan - Safety Series

Paddling Float Plan Infographic

Float Plans

The 4 W's of your plan 

Follow these guidelines to create a proper float plan.

Who: Your name and everyone else who will be with you.
Where: Your planned put-in, take-out, and paddling route.
When: Your estimated launch and return time, and when to notify authorities if you don't check in.
What to do: A plan for what to do if you don't return or check in as scheduled.

Make it a routine

Keep a basic float plan . on your computer or phone and make a habit of filling it out and sending it to a reliable person ever time you paddle.

Share your plan

Tell a trusted friend or family member where and when you plan to paddle, so that someone dependable will send help if you get in trouble.


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