While there are plenty of forms and resources available for creating a float plan, the shared essence of a proper float plan is very straightforward: to accurately document and share your planned itinerary for any paddling trip. For further background on the importance of a float plan, read The Float Plan: A Vital Paddling Tool.
As part of the ACA Safety Series, we included the 4 W's of a Float Plan. The 4 W's are:
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