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The Worcester Paddling Meetup Group Message Board Important Info about the Worcester Paddling Meetup Group and Anwers to FAQ › Dressing for all seasons and information on cold water immersion

Dressing for all seasons and information on cold water immersion

Nancy H
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Westborough, MA
Hi everyone,

Many people ask me about what to wear while kayaking when the water is cold.  There's a good article at the Charles River Canoe and Kayak site:

http://www.ski-paddle...­

There's another article worth reading on cold water immersion (it should make you think twice before paddling in cold water without proper clothing):

http://www.nols.edu/a...­

One more website with comprehensive information on cold water immersion:

http://www.coldwaters...­

Even though many of you may never tip over in your kayak, if you are aware of the dangers of falling into cold water, you can make an informed decision about what to wear and whether or not the risks are worth going out without proper clothing.





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