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I will be sailing with my 8 yr old son (50 lbs) from Long Beach, CA to Catalina Island on a Catalina 36 and it occurs to me that the life vest he wears for inland sailing might not be enough. Any recommendations on what is best?
(I wear an auto inflatable).
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Mustang Li'l Legends, Type II.

Alternatively, there is a hybrid jacket available with a combination of closed cell foam and co2 inflated bladder.
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I'd second the Mustang Li'l Legends as well. They're fairly comfortable and more likely to turn the kid over face up in a COB situation. Did fairly well in PS magazine tests as well IIRC.

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mustang li'l legends type II. They are actually well enough constructed that you may be able to pick em out of the water by the handle on the back of the neck piece if you remember to snap the leg strap.


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