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Maybe in the case of the five-year-old, but a ten-year-old may be heavy enough that the PFD doesn't have the strength to support him, especially if he falls across the boat from the windward side to the leeward... which may result in shock loading of many times his actual body weight.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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Still—DON'T READ THAT POST AGAIN.