British Canoeing and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) are promoting five key safety messages to help people stay safe, while participating in paddlesports.
British Canoeing has joined up with other key industry stakeholders to develop key safety messages for stand up paddleboarding.
British Canoeing is helping the UK retail industry to provide safety guidance for stand up paddleboards, both purchased online and in-store.
We're supporting major UK retailers to increase their provision of safety guidance for stand up paddleboards, purchased in store and online.
Lee Pooley, Head of Coaching and David Tidball, Chair of the SUP Tech Group, represented British Canoeing at a Parliamentary reception hosted by Alex Chalk MP to discuss the promotion of SUP safety and awareness.
The following stand up paddle boarding safety advice is designed to help you understand which type of leash is suitable for the environment you are paddling in.
British Canoeing strongly recommends that you have both a primary and secondary form of floatation support when stand up paddle boarding.
Staying safe while paddling is important! So to make sure everyone's out on the water enjoying themselves safely, we thought we'd share a selection of our safety information including tips on how to paddleboard, technique, safety equipment and places to go.
Inflatable paddle board brand, Red Paddle Co, have announced their SUP Safety campaign will run throughout the month of April 2021.
The accessibility of the coast, the boom in staycations and the increased ownership of canoes, kayaks and stand up paddleboards this summer has seen an increase in incidents requiring rescue.
False alarms are a huge issue for the Coastguard and RNLI who have asked paddlers to help them resolve the problem. The solution is simple: have your name and contact number visible in your boat.