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post #26 of Old 06-08-2012
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Re: How to secure a baby

We have taken a car seat on fin keel daysailors (Rhodes 19) as a place to put an infant if a 2nd set of hands was needed in a pinch. HOWEVER, we never strapped our kid into it. He could sit in the seat with his PFD on just fine. And depending on your definition of infant, the straps are for a crash, not to keep the kid from getting out of the seat. Another good option is the seat Cruisingdad shows here:

Originally Posted by Cruisingdad View Post

Not nearly as heavy as a car seat, but a good restraint, with or without the strap on.
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