Understanding the laws regarding SUP and PFDs

Under NZ Maritime Law,  all stand up paddleboarders are required to carry a buoyancy aid. The only exemptions to this are if the stand up paddleboarder is actively involved in surfing(negotiated last year by NZSUP), or in a designated competitive event where the event rules allow PFDs not to be worn (because of safety boat [...]

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