Frequently Asked Questions

Cold Water Protection

  • I want to start boating in the colder months. What do I need to do to protect myself in these conditions?

    Check out Layering for Cold Water Boating for information on outfitting yourself for safety while extending your boating season.

    Charlie Walbridge is a nationally recognized expert in swiftwater rescue and co-author of the Whitewater Rescue Manual, an excellent source of information on all aspects of water safety. Charlie has generously given us permission to reproduce a couple of sections of his book, on Cold Water Protection and Hypothermia.

    Please give us a call at 877.677.4327 with any questions on this very important subject.

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