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there is other options


I forsee a visit from Child Protective Services in your future old son... And the possibility that your wife may deal harshly with you in your sleep!
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This is what I have been doing (thanks for the tip last year Scottyt) but I go through a LOT of duct tape...I mean it gets really costly, even if I buy the 5 roll pack at Costco
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Yes, used exactly that one with my girl, from ~ 3-10 years.

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I have been contemplating the purchase of a children's safety harness's for my kids (3&5). Why shouldn't I have them for the kids? I don't ever recall hearing of discussion good or bad about kids wearing them, so before I make the purchase I wanted to get some real life experience feedback from you...


Here one from Defender


http://www.defender.com/product.jsp?path=-1|135|88189&id=142669
We had a clear deck, so tangles were not a problem. Clear, the child is still attended.
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sorry for the high jack shawn.

as for the harness does anybody make a pfd for kids with a built in harness, or seen a strong lifting handle a tether could be attached to? doing a harness and a separate pfd seems like it could get annoying to all involved
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I've also been hoping for Mustang or someone to manufacturer a inflatable PFD, with and without harness? The Mustang rep at the boat show last fall said its in the works...anyone heard any updates?
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Might want to look at the Mustang series of PFDs. IIRC, CD likes them quite a bit...
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sorry for the high jack shawn.

as for the harness does anybody make a pfd for kids with a built in harness, or seen a strong lifting handle a tether could be attached to? doing a harness and a separate pfd seems like it could get annoying to all involved
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sorry for the high jack shawn.

as for the harness does anybody make a pfd for kids with a built in harness, or seen a strong lifting handle a tether could be attached to? doing a harness and a separate pfd seems like it could get annoying to all involved
Crewsaver "Seababy". That's what we use. I wouldn't have a life jacket on boardwithout an integral harness. In this case, the harness attaches to the back, so you can haul the tot back on board by main force if necessary.


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Crewsaver "Seababy". That's what we use. I wouldn't have a life jacket on boardwithout an integral harness. In this case, the harness attaches to the back, so you can haul the tot back on board by main force if necessary.


Crewsaver 150N Seababy - 0-20kg buoyancy lifejacket - Only £79.95 - Force 4 Chandlery
Good find DH, thanks, maybe this is a better way to go...
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