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9:00am Club Safety Session (9:30 start)

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 26, 2023


You will be getting wet so please wear swimmers or clothes you are willing to get fully wet. Also bring a towel and dry clothes to change into. 

On-land  will be a CPR and Defibrillator training session conducted by an experienced surf Life Saving trainer. The training will not result in a formal certificate of any type. However, it will include all the content that would normally be demonstrated in a certified course.

On-water will be a very practical session involving the following.

  • Paddling to the sandbar then all crew exit the boat.
  • Sea anchor deployed to keep boat as stationary as possible.
  • Boat moved off sandbar just out of standing depth
  • Boat rolled over
  • Crew gather around the boat and simulate a post-rollover count off and check for injuries
  • Simulated contact with Marine Rescue
  • Individuals without PFDs encouraged to duck into the underneath of the rolled over boat and back out again
  • Demonstration of how to release a person underneath who is wearing a PFD
  • Rolling the boat back upright
  • Crew progressively re-entering and bailing the boat
  • Individuals encouraged to attempt re-entering the boat using the re-entry rope step
  • Boat back to sandbar and all crew back on board
  • Return to the boat ramp –change into dry clothes


March 25
9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Camden Haven Dragon Boat Club
5 Seymour Street
Laurieton, NSW 2443 Australia
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Attendance: 10 / 30

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