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Re: Offshore Lifejacket (Type 1).
The only reason that you might want a type 1 is if you are taking passengers for hire in US waters. Even if you take one passenger you must have a type 1 for each passenger and crew member aboard. There is some ratio of adult to child's type 1 aboard if you are chartering, but I've forgotten it. Contact USCG or the CFR's for the exact regs.
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