.08 Sailboards.

A. The operator of a sailboard may meet the requirement to carry one life saving device for each person on board by wearing the following equipment so that positive buoyancy is provided to the operator:

(1) Neoprene wetsuit or drysuit;

(2) Closed-cell foam design padded chest, waist, or seat harness; or

(3) Combination of the equipment specified in §A(1) and (2) of this regulation.

B. From October 15 to May 15, inclusive, an operator of a sailboard shall wear a neoprene wetsuit or drysuit which covers the entire torso of the body.