You know, Hawaii may be on the other side of the world but beach safety is the same the world over. This weekend the RNLI lifeguards will be finishing their summer stint on our Cornish beach and I for one will be following Hawaii beach Safety especially because we get Indian Summers during September and the sea is still warm to swim in. The lifeguards this summer have had to deal with dislocated shoulders from the force of the waves and people getting caught in rip tides so stay safe whichever beach you happen to be on
For most of us, a vacation to paradise comes with a healthy dose of excited anticipation and a whole bunch of advance planning. We might chat with friends who have been to the islands, visit websites and read travel guides, all with the intention of getting the most out of our upcoming Hawaiian experience. Especially the beaches – of course! Still, many (if not the vast majority of) mainlanders arrive on the Hawaiian Islands completely unaware of the incredible power of Hawaii’s waves (I must admit that I was one of those). The Hawaiian coastline and its impressive surf have unique characteristics that make prior knowledge invaluable.
One of my all-time favorite beach and safety websites is simply titled Hawaii Beach Safety. I haven’t seen a more comprehensive, easy to understand, user friendly beach focused website. It is designed specifically to inform beachgoers and help prevent injury to eager…
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