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Boating Equipment

TYPE II: NEAR-SHORE BUOYANCY VEST

 

You should wear this type of life jacket in calm waters when you’re paddling close to shore. Type II’s have a wide size selection and inflatable life jackets of this type are actually designed to turn the unconscious wearer face-up in the water.

Advantage

  • Type II life jackets are more comfortable to wear than Type I life jackets.

Disadvantage

  • You should only wear a Type II life jacket in close-to-shore paddling situations where you could be rescued quickly during an emergency situation.

The Type II’s available include:

  • Inherently Buoyant Type II PFDs.
  • Inflatable Type II PFDs.
  • Hybrid Type II PFDs.

 

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Man on yellow ATV riding through dirt tracks
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Person paddling in white water rapids
Three individuals backpacking across a yellow, grassy plain

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