Guidelines for Club Sanctioned Trips & Events
|RCA TRIP SAFETY STANDARDS||Club trips will be of at least 3 canoes.
Canoe clubs will appoint a suitably experienced paddler as Trip Leader for all club trips.
|TRIP LEADER RESPONSIBILITIES||Ascertain appropriate club safety equipment is present and
determine who shall carry what (e.g. first aid kits, throw ropes, flare
Ascertain the canoeing experience of those present, and when necessary, assign paddling positions.
Before embarking, check the safety equipment of each canoe.
When necessary, (e.g. rivers), hold a pre-trip meeting for the purpose of discussing:
If the trip leader feels an individual does not meet the requirements necessary for the trip, the leader then has the right to refuse to take that individual.
|TRIP PARTICIPANT RESPONSIBILITIES||