Paddlesports Safety

When: Sat., Aug. 24, 9 a.m. 2013

Flotilla 42, 520 River St., Charlotte. The course is for novice and experienced paddle enthusiasts. Topics: your paddlecraft, float plans, pre-departure check, visual distress signals, navigation lights, capsizing, life jackets, sound producing devices, homeland security restrictions, and handling weather emergencies. Includes four hours of classroom instruction and all course materials and handouts (no on-water activity).

Price: $15 donation.