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Beach, Beach Flags, Water Safety -

Most beaches will have flags and / or safety signs to make sure we all have a safe time while we're there. But what do these beach and lifeguard warning flags mean? Lets have some fun with (beach) flags. The 3 most common flags on British beaches are: Red and yellow flags These display a lifeguarded area. The water between these flags is the safest area to swim, bodyboard and use inflatables. Black and white chequered flags This is an area for surfboards, stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and other non-powered craft, plus the launch and recovery area for kitesurfers and windsurfers....

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Beach, Beach Flags, How to, Water Safety -

With lockdown easing and everyone desperate for a holiday, in the coming months it is guaranteed a lot of us will be heading to the beach for some sun, fun and relaxation. Whether we’re regulars at the seaside or newbies it’s always worth considering our safety while we’re there, particular if we’re heading down with children. This is our top ten list of things to do to make sure you have a safe time by the sea 1. Be water aware TidesTides in the UK run pretty regularly and therefore their height and times follow a timetable. Despite this, people...

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