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When using a stand-up paddleboard beyond the narrow limits of a swimming, surfing, or bathing area, your stand-up paddleboard must have:

  • A life jacket for each person on board
  • A sound-producing device such as a whistle
  • Navigation lights when used between sunset and sunrise—this may be a flashlight or a headlamp with a white light
  • Visual distress signals when used on federally controlled waters