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The public is invited to a free paddling-safety event at Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven, Connecticut. The purpose is to promote safety and education of manual-powered vessels such as canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.

There will be informative presentations given by members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary about paddlesports, along with safety-equipment requirements and water/weather education.

WHEN: MARCH 31, 2012, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Also at the event:

  • A hands-on rescue and survival gear display, including how to choose the right lifejacket._
  • Pool demonstrations, including recoveries from a kayak, canoe and stand-up paddleboard

Contact Information:

Elizabeth O’Conner (203-903-5705)

E-mail ChangingTidesPC@gmail.com

 

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