SailNet Community - View Single Post - How to secure a baby
View Single Post
  #13  
Old 06-06-2012
T37Chef's Avatar
T37Chef T37Chef is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 4,166
Thanks: 65
Thanked 28 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 8
T37Chef will become famous soon enough
of course there is a risk in taking the baby on a boat, or anyone who cannot swim for that matter. I believe the risk of keeping the baby in the car seat far outweighs the risk of not.

I'm not advocating you keep the baby in the cockpit, in the car seat, under severe weather conditions...they should be down below with supervision, that's where something like a pack and play or another secure area can be used. On our boat, we used the pilot berth, perfect area as it was easily secured with a mesh Lee cloth and padded with pillows or the pack and play in the salon which kept it low and centered which gave a comfortable motion if the seas were rough.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook