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River Navigation Class
Be Safe While Paddling On The Hudson River
Discover the essentials for safe effective navigation practices while paddling on the Hudson River. This online course covers NYC-specific water use charts, tidal currents, VHF radio use, boat traffic, and risk identification. Learn the policies and procedures of paddling from Hudson River Park. Know how to move amongst motorized boats. Our senior guides teach this class according to American Canoe Association standards and add a lot of info that is specific to New York City.
- We recommend completing Basics 1-2-3 Classes prior to joining, but it’s not required.
What To Bring
- This is a Google Meet session. Join from your computer or laptop for the visuals
- E-materials and a meeting link will be sent by email before the session