These are issued from time to time where a specific safety issue or concern has been raised and needs to be communicated to paddlers.
There are also case studies of real life incidents which illustrate both best practise but also near misses. From these incidents lessons can be learnt that can improve practise UK wide and lead to better safety standards within the sport.
2018 Safety Alerts
Safety Alert - Guidance for Rowers and Canoeists on shared water
Safety Alert June 2018 - Customisation of boats
Safety Alert June 2018 - Defective Throwlines
Safety Alert November 2018 - The Carrying of knives
Safety Alert November 2018 - Pleasure Vessel IPV Code Race Support Boats on the Sea
Safety Alert November 2018 - Weils Disease (Leptospirosis)
Safety Alert December 2018 - White Water Safety
2018 Case Studies
Case Study May 2018 - Sea Canoeing - Near Miss
Case Study July 2018- Surf Ski - Coastal Rescue
Case Study August 2018 - Notifying the Coastguard
Case Study November 2018 - Emergency Casualty Evacuation