Got a whistle? Here’s a surprising checklist before you paddle in Michiana.
If your boat floats, then surely it’s ready for the sea or stream, eh? Well, even I discovered a few simple things that I’ll soon be adding to my kayak. I’d taken my trusty Old Town Loon for a paddlecraft safety check when a volunteer member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary was doing them this spring at Joe Kernan Park in South Bend.www.southbendtribune.com