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post #7 of Old 08-16-2007
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Originally Posted by labatt View Post
I wouldn't use an auto-inflating lifevest for dinghy sailing. If it's a breezy day, it could be awfully expensive to replace the cartridge every time you capsize... I'd use the manual version on normal days and then use a full-on vest on breezy days (when you may be more likely to be surprised by the boom hitting you in the head).
Yeah, I meant to mention that, and forgot. But I'd forgo the manual version entirely. If I was dinghy sailing, I'd just wear a full-on vest and be done with it.

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