SBSA Meetings

SBSA 2017 Annual Meeting

The 2017 SBSA annual meeting has been concluded. Please see our resources section for meeting agenda and minutes plus new paddle craft guidelines for scientific boating.

SBSA Paddle Craft Workshop

Workshop Pre-requisite or onsite action item for topic knowledge: Complete free online Paddle Sports Safety Course:

P.M. Monday Dec 4th: Paddle Craft Standards overview with  Program Resource Options

  • Current SBSA Guidelines
  • Education Standards & Options for new paddlers
  • Paddle Craft supported research & field project support
  • Discussion: Options for Advance Paddle Craft Operations
  • Field Planning and Paddle Group Management
  • USC Wrigley Paddle Craft Rules & Terms of use

A.M. Tuesday Dec. 5th: Basic Introductory Skills Assessment and Equipment overview for Paddle Craft Users

  • Personal Protective Clothing & Equipment
  • Equipment and Nomenclature (Kayaks & Stand Up Paddle Boards)
  • Paddle Strokes
  • Capsizing & Re-boarding techniques
  • Rescue & Survival Techniques

P.M. Tuesday Dec 5th: SBSA Round Table Discussion for Paddle Craft as applicable

  • Q & A for Program & SBSA Guidelines
  • Future SBSA Paddle Educational Option (ACA Paddle Craft Facilitator Course)
  • Other Types of Program Paddle Craft (Rafting, Drift Boat, Ocean Kayak, etc…)

A.M. Wednesday Dec 6th: Paddle Craft Field Activities to coincide with DOCAL Dive option


Past Meeting Agendas

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Past Meeting Minutes

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