kayak safety

Product Safety

Safety requirements of using a Kayak, Paddle board and Water Vessel

When using any water vessel it is important to follow some basic safety information as follows:

  • Always use an approved life jacket when on the water and ensure that all equipment is in good working order
  • Check the weather conditions before you go out. Be aware of water temperature and prepare for changes in weather conditions
  • Beware of off shore winds that can make for difficult conditions to return to shore
  • Let someone know where you are going, where you are leaving from and when you are planning to return
  • If your vessel capsizes then make sure you stay with it. A vessel can be spotted more easily than a person on the water
  • Suitable clothing is important for the conditions. Ensure that your outer layer of clothing is watertight
  • Make sure you are visible to other boaters as your vessel sits low on the water
  • To avoid losing your paddle attach it to your vessel
  • Never consume any alcohol whilst using a kayak, paddleboard or water vessel
  • Always use your common sense at all times and follow safety regulations
  • Learn proper paddling techniques from a qualified instructor, basic first aid and water safety
  • Always carry plenty of food and water to keep hydrated
  • Paddling can be dangerous in the ocean and rivers so always wear a helmet
  • Kayak Fishing can be a dangerous sport and can result in injury or death
  • These types of products may be dangerous if used improperly or in dangerous conditions, even when safety gear is worn
  • Safety should always be your first priority

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display at our 3 great locations

  • Central Coast 4/7 Enterprise Drive, Berkeley Vale
  • Sydney 113/7 Hoyle Avenue, Castle Hill
  • Erina 3/179 The Entrance Road, Erina

We are happy to answer any questions you may have by phone on 1300 815 110
If you prefer to speak to Chad as the owner, he paddles in all our products and can help with all technical questions on 0416004440 and also takes phone orders.