Paddle sports such as canoeing and kayaking are the fastest growing segments in boating.
The New York Sea Grant's Dave White says about a third of all boating deaths in the U.S. involve a paddle sport.
Click on the picture for his safety tips.
If you have questions, you can call the New York Sea Grant folks at 315-312-3042 or visit www.nysgextension.org.
Friday, January 30, 2015, Watertown, NY