PFD Requirements for Race Day

The Lake Tahoe US Coast Guard will be on the water making sure everyone is safe and compliant.  Here are the requirements:

PFD's are mandatory for the El Dorado 5 Miler and the Emerald Bay 14 Miler.

  • If you are 13 and older you have to have the PFD attached on your board or on your person.
  • If you are 12 and younger you have to wear the PFD.
  • Prone board paddlers are not required to have a PFD

PFD's are not required for SUPCross, Team Relays, Grom Race, High Jump, Limbo, and Sweet Move Contest.

MTI’s Inflatable waist PFD is available for purchase at a 10% discount when you register online. You will be able to pick up your order on race day. 

MTI Standard Fluid 2.0
Best versatile shape for SUP.
MSRP: $130.00
Price on race day: $117.00
Early Bird price: $105.00


  •     3D mesh padded comfort belt
  •     Buckle protector panel
  •     Zippered storage pocket
  •     Exterior whistle holster & D-Ring attachment point
  •     Signal whistle

    Color: Black


If you haven't registered for Race the Lake of the Sky®, then be sure to do so soon.  Early bird pricing ends June 1st.