SUP Safety: Life Jacket or Leash?

When the American Canoe Association (ACA) released their 2012 SUP Survey asking for paddlers to share opinions on lifejackets, leashes & legislation, we were a bit surprised by the data. The survey took into account responses from over 550 SUP paddlers from beginners to certified instructors. As a paddlesports company, we always recommend that paddlers wear a PFD when on the water and for those paddling a SUP we also recommend a leash. When you SUP, do you wear both?

 

Join ACK at the American Canoe Association State Meeting & Training Event

What are you doing next weekend? How about joining ACK and the good folks from the ACA for the Texas State Meeting and Training Event?

When: March 19th – 20, 2011

Where: McKinney Falls State Park (Austin, Texas)

Who: Members and prospective members of the ACA

Why: Hear what the national organization is doing to support paddlers and promote paddling in our region. Voice your ideas and share how you are willing to make it happen! Experience a Stand Up Paddleboarding demonstration, a new ACA discipline. Continue reading Join ACK at the American Canoe Association State Meeting & Training Event