MANDATORY SAFETY READING

DRAGON BOAT SAFETY SHOULD BE REVIEWED AT THE START OF EVERY WATER SEASON!

For safety specific to the dragon boat CLICK HERE

TRRA SAFETY GUIDELINES & VIDEO

Every year review the TRRA Safety Protocols & Procedure Handbook, especially Section 3 “The Water”.

Be sure to watch the TRRA mandatory safety video. It is from 2012 so some names and protocols have changed, but the important info is still there.

TRRA has a mandatory video from US Rowing. Most of the video pertains to rowing but there is useful information on safety.

 

For a bird’s eye look at our course on the Allegheny River, watch this informative video:

IS IT SAFE TO PADDLE?

Before you decide to paddle, check the water temperature, flow, and safety zone matrix.

DRAGON BOAT & PADDLING MATRIX

  • This link includes safety resources, incident report, swim test, etc.

Safety Matrix:

Water Temperature

Water Flow Chart & Graph


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