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post #20 of Old 05-09-2013
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Re: Recommendations needed - baby/infant PFD and harnesses

We put our infants in baby seats, bungee corded the seat in the cockpit, and then tethered the seat on a short enough line that it couldn't get out of the cockpit:





When they got older (and mobile), we would use a PFD and harness, and tether the harness to a hard point in the cockpit:



If the kids went below (where we did keep a pack-and-play), they could take their PFD off. And we never took the kids out in rough conditions -- it was always fairweather sailing with the kids. (At least that was our intent. My wife would argue that we did take them out a few times when we shouldn't have!)
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