Boating Safety Resources and Links:

Sources for general boating safety education and resources:

US Coast Guard - Office of Boating Safety
TheSafeHarbor.US
US Power Squadron, North River Chapter
IBoatNYHarbor.com
The Ultimate Boatung Safety Guide

Cold Water Paddling Resources

Articles:
Paddling Light winter kayaking checklist
Paddling Light on winter kayaking
Paddling.net winter paddling guidelines
Atlantic Kayak Tours Cold Water Safety Pages
Portland Press Herald winter kayaking extra precautions
Midwest Paddlesport Adventures on winter kayaking
Paddle Boston's advice for dressing for cold water
ems.com info on cold weather paddling
Mark Zen's Hypothermia Fundamentals
North Country Kayak Cold Water Dafety Links

Brochures:
NY State Parks Cold Water Immersion.pdf
ACA Cold Water Safety.pdf

Clinics and instruction:
http://www.coldwaterbootcamp.com/pages/home.html
http://coldwaterbootcampusa.org/index.shtml

Sample Club Trip Preparedness Guidelines
Chesapeake Paddlers' Association Trip Policies