Standard World Paddle Association (WPA) rules apply.

  • You need to wear a PFD or have a PFD on your board to race.
  • Drafting is only allowed between same sex and board size. 


A Coast Guard approved Personal Floatation Device (PFD) is required in order to participate in the El Dorado 5 Miler and the Emerald Bay Distance Race.  Children 12 and under must wear a PDF. Participants 13 and over must have a PFD on board for these two races.  MTI’s Inflatable waist PFD  discounted 20% when you register early online and will be available for pick-up at registration the day of the event.


MTI Standard Fluid 2.0
Best versatile shape for SUP.
Early Bird On-line Price: $105  Race Day Price: $117   MSRP: $130


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