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Re: Do you wear a life jacket?

I had the "opportunity" to re board my boat during an unplanned swim. Calm conditions. I never lost contact with the boat. I was wearing a Mustang self inflating life vest and didn't get wet enough to trigger it! I never went under water. Getting back aboard using the deployed rope ladder at the stern was still a challenge. I am installing a rigid, fold down ss ladder this spring! I want three rungs below water level when it is down. I am looking for an appropriate ladder. Nothing less makes sense to me now!


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