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Re: Taking inflatable PFDs on airplanes?

Originally Posted by kellysails View Post

BTW - The local water police loves to take a cruise through a anchorage area to see if people have PFD's in their dinghy's when in use. Everette WA Police is especially watchful. You don't need to wear them but have them in the dinghy while on the move.
In Canada inflatables must be worn to be legit. Is that also true in the US?

Above all, remember that you have to be wearing an inflatable PFD for it to be approved on an open boat. If the boat is not open then you only need to wear it while you’re on deck or in the cockpit.

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