All Events:- (General Information)

Depending on the day:

 

up to 4 catamarans are operational, each under the supervision of a skipper. They cater for 2-3 participants depending on boat size. Participants are encouraged to learn basic skills associated with sailing and are given an

opportunity to do so if they wish.

 

11 Viking Nemo sit-on-top kayaks are available for use and these are always under the supervision of qualified kayak lifeguards.

 

Safety:

 

Safety is of the utmost importance and to this end the following protocols and equipment have been put in place:

Work instruction and risk management documentation;

Qualified First Aid Officers are always on duty;

A Safety Officer and Rescue Boat is in operation at all times during an event;

Safety jackets are properly fitted and tested;

A Beach Controller oversees the safety aspect of the Event;

Radio contact is available between the Beach Controller, the Catamaran Skippers, the Kayak Lifeguards and the Rescue Boat Skipper.

Participants are encouraged to bring a change of clothes, a towel, wear hats and old shoes and apply sunscreen as a part of our sun-safe programme.