The Club has booked the Waterside Pool - end of Ryde Canoe Lake - for its bi-annual capsize drill & swim test on –
FRIDAY, 5th FEBRUARY with access to the Pool at at 7.30pm.
It is a safety rule that all active oarsman, oarswomen and coxswains - should have completed the capsize drill & swim test as soon as possible. Any active member who has not done this should attend this session.
You need to be at the Clubhouse for 6.45pm prompt - for a safety briefing and to help take the single scull we will use along to the Waterside Pool.
The session will include capsize drill, swim test and throw-line practise - and for coxswains life-jacket practise.
You need to do the test in rowing kit - all-in-one; T shirt & shorts etc..
The pool is indoor and heated - and there are changing rooms and showers.
If you have not completed this test - or want to do a refresher – it’s important you attend - and water activity may be restricted if you have not completed the test/drill.