Summer Fun and Water Safety

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TYPE I (Off-Shore Life Jacket – 22 lbs. buoyancy) Best for open, rough or remote water, where rescue may be slow in coming.


TYPE II (Near_Shore Buoyant Vest – 15.5 lbs. buoyancy) Good for calm, inland water, or where there is good chance of fast rescue.


TYPE III (Flotation Aid – 15.5 lbs. buoyancy) Good for calm, inland water, or where there is a good chance of fast rescue.


TYPE IV (Throwable Device) For calm, inland water with heavy boat traffic, where help is always nearby.


TYPE V (Hybrid Device) Required to be worn to be counted as a regulation PFD.



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