Always a top issue in while we race at a regatta or while touring with our crew: Regatta safety on the course.
Ask yourself: which precautions have I taken for a safe rowing day? See all the mess what can happen to us and our boats. Boat crash pictures
Coaches – teach your crews and coxswains how to hold water and do an emergency stop
Regatta officials – have a safety boat, a buoyed return lane, a way of stopping racing after an incident and instructions to crews to row on after crossing the finish line.
FISA had a discussion group lately focussing on rowing coaches to teach safety aspects while training.
Check this out: Have you ever seen more safety issues show up in a 3 minute video?