Wednesday, September 26, 2012

What Type of PFD to Use for Stand Up Paddling

Because the Coast Guard applies the same rules to stand up paddle boards as they do to small boats, Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)/Life Jackets are required for stand up paddling in most places across the U.S.  Here, elite racer and Surftech SUP team rider, Kerri Stewart talks about how to choose one that won't get in your way while paddling: 

Technically, you're supposed to carry a whistle as well.  The Quiksilver PFD Belt Pack comes with one.  Or you can purchase one separately, like the orange Water Safety Whistle by NSI that works even when wet.

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