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post #16 of Old 06-23-2013
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Re: Do you wear a life jacket?

A conundrum!

First we purchased two automatic mustangs to make it "easier" to wear them all the time. No excuses! "What do we tell our guests?"... So we purchased two more automatics (without harnesses this time). They are a little less bulky. Strobes for all. There is room in all of them for two hand held pencil flares with light lanyards to keep them from floating away. If you are guest #3 we have vest type PFDs you can wear. Kids sizes, too. These are in the barn with the canoes unless they are needed. There are 4 "regular" offshore PFDs stowed aboard also. Wearing one of those would be uncomfortable, unless you were in the ocean waiting for rescue. O.K. Now the rule that everyone wears a pfd all the time on Tundra Down is reasonable and enforced. Ooops! We only have two survival suits!


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