Wearing a lifejacket

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A lifejacket is the most important safety item on board your vessel.

An emergency can happen quickly on the water.

A lifejacket can only save your life if you’re wearing it, so make sure everyone on board is wearing it before leaving shore.

Modern lifejackets are slim-line and come in a variety of sizes and styles so they won’t get in your way, whether you’re boating, fishing, sailing, paddling or on a jet ski.

They can be manual or self-inflating, so you should seek professional advice on the best one for your needs.