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The purpose of this safety guide is to formalise in writing, current safety practices for club trips.  The Hawke’s Bay Canoe Club is committed to providing a club structure and atmosphere that ensures all club activities are carried out in a safe manner.


The Trip Coordinator
A responsible person should be appointed as trip coordinator and she/he should ensure that:

a) The trip is suitably planned.       (See “Planning”)

b) The party is suitably equipped.     (See “Equipment”)

c) All members of the party have a skill level sufficient to cope with the conditions     likely to be encountered on the trip.