PADDLE OUTING REQUIREMENTS
- PFDs (Personal Flotation Devices) must be worn while on the water
- On “Big Water” trips, such as those on the Hudson River (see exceptions below), Long Island Sound and Lake George, the minimum boat length is 13.5 ft. and boats must have dual bulkheads or flotation devices in bow and stern; unless the boat is a sit-on-top kayak. Canoes do not come under these “Big Water” requirements.
Hudson River Exceptions: “Big Water” requirements do not apply to trips into Constitution Marsh or other areas where travel on the Hudson is minimal.