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Throughout Canada and the US, many paddle boarders aren’t aware that there are actual laws on the books surrounding the use of PFDs (Personal Flotation Devices) while boarding. Curious as to whether you are obeying the law as you adventure on your SUP?   SUP Safety Laws within the US In 2008, the US Coast Guard implemented a law in which SUP users must wear a type III PFD (i.e. a life jacket) when leaving a surf or swim zone. Also required are a whistle (both day and night) and a flashlight (only when the sun goes down).   SUP...

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