The club has a number of experienced members who are willing to cox. One of these should always be present
The cox is in charge of the skiff, please respect their decisions.
Rowing is at your own risk
Checklist before launching:
Safety bag in (anchor and radio)?
Life jackets on and fitted correctly?
Weather forecast and tides checked?
Safety briefing for new rowers given?
Tie skiff onto trolley and store safely (usually by wall on pier)
Put rudder and oars inside skiff
Put the cover back on
Put equipment box back
Report any problems or damage to a committee member
Safety briefing to include:
Lifejackets: pull cord to inflate if fall in water
Moving around in skiff: only 1 person at a time
Person overboard: need to balance skiff when hauling back on board
Capsize: stay with skiff, call for help using radio.