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post #4 of Old 03-08-2011
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Inflatable PFDs are not made to
be worn:
• by anyone under 16 years old;
• by anyone who weighs less than 36.3
kg (80 lbs);
• on a personal watercraft; or
• for white-water paddling activities.
Inflatable PFDs come in the following
two styles:
They have good site for selecting child PFDs

Information about Lifejackets and PFDs from the Safe Boating Guide - Transport Canada

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